Read and listen to selected media coverage of our programs and events.

Tisungane clinic shines over ART [Daily Times Malawi]

The Daily Times Malawi, Monday, July 13, 2009 By Lucas Bottoman Zomba-based Tisungane Antiretroviral therapy (ART) clinic on Thursday celebrated its success story for reaching out to many HIV positive people with ART. The clinic boasts of a record of putting over 10,000 HIV/AIDS patients on ART from health centres in Zomba, courtesy of Dignitas

Charting a path through chaos and confusion [Globe and Mail], Tuesday, June 23, 2009 By Diane Jermyn “When you sit across the table from a minister of health, and you know about that minister – his or her credibility and personality – there’s a chemistry that either does or does not happen. And we call that trust,” says Dr. James Orbinski, a Toronto-based medical

Help on wheels [Globe and Mail]

The Globe & Mail, Saturday, May 23, 2009 By Amy Verner Last Saturday at the Beaver didn’t seem all that different from any other evening at the cozy hangout in Toronto’s West Queen West. But as four guest DJs took turns churning out beats, many of the hipsters in attendance were throwing their support behind

Saving the unborn child [Daily Times Malawi]

The Daily Times Malawi, Tuesday, May 12, 2009 By Yumimi Pang Every mother wants what is best for her child. This desire to give her baby the best is helping to drive the prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/Aids in Malawi. PMTCT has been in Malawi since the beginning of the millennium,

There is strength in working together [Daily Times Malawi]

The Daily Times Malawi, Tuesday, May 5, 2009 By Yumimi Pang The art of making do is second nature to many in developing countries. But for Zomba’s Kachere Home Based Care community based organisation, a recent collaboration with Canadians means that meeting under a mango tree is no longer a necessity – they now have

Humanitarian doctor tells of horror and hope [Northumberland Today]

Northumberland Today, Tuesday, March 17, 2009 A trip back to a time when massacre was the norm and humanitarian efforts were rare captivated a near-capacity audience at Cobourg’s Park Playhouse last week, when Dr. James Orbinski shared his experiences in Rwanda in 1994. The former head of Doctors Without Borders, who accepted the group’s Nobel

Dec. 1 marked World AIDS Day 2008 [Inside Toronto]

Inside Toronto, Tuesday, December 2, 2008 By Norm Nelson Dr. Adrienne Chan had just one task left to do before getting back to her regular job as an infectious disease physician at St. Michael’s Hospital in downtown Toronto last Monday. And that was to field morning media interviews on World AIDS Day 2008 in hopes

AIDS isn’t just way over there [Ottawa Citizen]

Ottawa Citizen, Sunday, November 30, 2008 By Dr. James Orbinski Monday is World AIDS Day. More than 30 million people worldwide are HIV positive, millions more have died, and each year nearly three million more are newly infected. Largely rooted in the developing world, the fight against HIV/AIDS can at times feel like it is