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November 20,2014
                                    “Yesterday was a day of three miracles – two of our sickest ever patients were discharged, and a baby girl... more
November 17,2014
Patna/Vaishali District, November 17, 2014: From this day on, treatment for kala azar will only take two hours. Single-dose liposomal amphotericin B... more
November 13,2014
The international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders has posted an online briefing on Ebola for aid... more
 
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Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) can take upto 14,600 pills and many painful injections to be cured. From diagnosis to the side effects, the two years of treatment takes an emotional and physical toll on patients which often goes unnoticed.  One such patient in Manipur speaks of... more

Letters from the Field

Changing lives through counselling

HIV/AIDS and drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) are hard-fought wars because patients often think of giving up the harsh treatment associated with these. Counselling plays an important role in making them recognise the circumstances and motivating them to continue. Zothangpui Gangte, a counsellor in the Manipur programme of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) explains why... more