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AIDS Treatment: Reaching the People?

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Tonight at 7 PM Laemmle Theater in Santa Monica will hold a free screening of "AIDS Treatment: Reaching the People?," a film documenting the lives of patients and medical teams of HIV/AIDS treatment programs administered by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières(MSF) in Malawi, Thailand, and Guatemala. Six million people urgently need treatment to survive - what will it take for HIV/AIDS medicines to reach them in time? Discussion follows with MSF field volunteers Gildon Beall, MD, who worked in Thailand and China, Deborah Milligan, MD, who worked in Kenya, and Rick Hamner, MD, who worked in Malawi.

Date: Wednesday December 1st
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Monica 4-plex Laemmle Theater
1332 2nd Street (Santa Monica and Arizona)
Santa Monica, CA
Santa Monica
Cost: FREE

About: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been caring for people living with HIV/AIDS in developing countries since the mid-1990s, and the first MSF ARV programmes began in 2000 in Thailand and South Africa.

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MSF currently provides antiretroviral treatment to more than 23,000 patients in a total of 27 countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Peru, Rwanda, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine, Zambia and Zimbabwe