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MSF Helping Improve Access To HIV Services For Men In South Africa

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Smart Global Health”: Leaving No Man Behind: Improving HIV Services for Men
Sahil Angelo, program coordinator and research assistant for the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, examines Médecins Sans Frontières’ and others’ efforts to improve access to antiretroviral therapy for men living with HIV in South Africa, where “only 30-40 percent of HIV-positive men attend clinics for treatment; and those that do often present at more advanced stages of disease and are more likely to be lost to follow-up, raising their risk of dying by approximately 31 percent…” (7/22).