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South Africa

MSF South Africa sexual assault
A patient takes part in a ‘body mapping’ workshop for adolescent victims of sexual assault in Rustenburg, South Africa, July 2018. © Melanie Wenger/Cosmos

    In South Africa, MSF supports innovations for change in HIV and tuberculosis (TB) treatment, care for victims of sexual violence and access to lifesaving drugs.

    In 2018, South Africa became the first country in the world to make the oral drug bedaquiline part of its standard recommended treatment for drug-resistant TB (DR-TB), helping to phase out painful, toxic injections...

    Read full article in International Activity Report 2018