Executive Summary ACT Now. This is an urgent call to international donors to join African countries in implementing World Health Organization (WHO) treatment guidelines for malaria. On the advice of...
Last updated 24 April 2003
Briefing session: Antiretroviral Therapy in Primary Health Care, the South African Experience (report and presentations)
Southern Africa is one of epicentres of the worldwide AIDS pandemic. With more than 5.2 million people infected with HIV, South Africa has the highest number of people with HIV/AIDS of any country in...
Last updated 22 May 2003
Today, six million people with HIV/AIDS are in urgent need of antiretroviral (ARV)1 treatment in the developing world, 4.1 million of whom live in sub-Saharan Africa. An estimated 6,000 people die of...
Last updated 20 September 2003
MSF's experience shows that for numerous reasons ARV procurement is often more challenging than that of other types of essential medicines.
Last updated 20 November 2003
Antiretroviral Therapy in Primary Health Care: Experience of the Chiradzulu programme in Malawi (Case study)
The Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) programme which provides highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) to patients living with HIV/AIDS in Chiradzulu, Malawi, has demonstrated the value and feasibility...
Last updated 4 July 2004
In 2001 the Thai Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) launched an antiretroviral therapy (ART) programme. A decentralized approach was adopted and treatment was initially provided to 1500 people living with...
Last updated 1 December 2004