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SAMU (Southern Africa Medical Unit) is part of OCB’s Medical Department and the medical division of MSF South Africa. Our mission is to provide medical technical and implementation support to various MSF projects having medical activities related to HIV and TB.

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30Mar

Sign the DR-TB Manifesto

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Treatment against drug-resistant TB (DR-TB) is horrific:  lengthy, complex, toxic and expensive.  At best, it only cures about half of... Read More →
10Mar

Medical Imaging and Childhood TB

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Medical imaging continues to play an important role in the diagnosis and follow-up of TB in children. An excellent presentation... Read More →
08Mar

mHealth: 1st Regional Workshop takes place

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With support from SAMU, the first Southern African regional mHealth Workshop took place in Johannesburg from 24-26 February, 2014.  mHealth... Read More →
28Jan

HIV Viral Load Testing in Africa – No Longer Why but How?

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In this post on the PLoS | Blogs website, Helen Bygrave, an HIV/TB Adviser within SAMU, considers the challenges of making... Read More →
26Nov

The 17th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa, 7-11 Dec, 2013

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The 17th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) was held in Cape Town, South Africa, between 7-11... Read More →
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