Twitter Q&A at 16.00 (GMT+1) today with MSF doctor Helen Bygrave on adherence to HIV treatment in migrant farm workers in South Africa
Helen Bygrave qualified from Cambridge and University College London in 1995, and has worked as a general practitioner and tutor for University College London until 2005. Since then, she has worked with MSF in Nigeria, Myanmar, and Lesotho, focusing on HIV and tuberculosis. She currently works in MSF’s South Africa medical unit, based in Cape Town, providing technical support to HIV and TB projects in the region.
The twitter Q&A will begin today at 16.00 (GMT + 1), we will be using @MSF_UK and #MSFSD. Helen will be answering questions on her work helping seasonal migrant cross-border farm workers adhere to HIV treatment in South Africa.
This is part of a series of twitter Q&A’s building up to MSFs annual Scientific Day conference on the 25th of May. Scientific Day will be streamed live online on our website http://www.msf.org.uk/Scientific_Day.aspx.
At Scientific Day Helen will be presenting during session 4 (beginning at 15.30), talking about her research: 'Targeted adherence strategies for provision of cross border antiretroviral therapy to migrant farm workers in Musina, South Africa'.