MSF Medical Doctor Valerie Weiss taking care of a young patient suffering from meningitis at the High Dependency Unit of the MSF pediatric ward at Anka General Hospital. Photograph by Benedicte Kurzen
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Ending cryptococcal meningitis deaths by 2030: Strategic framework

Photograph by Benedicte Kurzen

Cryptococcal meningitis is one of the main causes of death of people living with HIV. While diagnostic tests and medicines for prevention and treatment exist, access in low-resource settings is extremely limited.

This Strategic Framework sets out the case for a re-invigorated global drive to end cryptococcal meningitis deaths by 2030, as part of a broader drive to end all HIV-related deaths, and outlines what essential programmatic elements are required to make this a reality.