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Dignitas International is a medical humanitarian organization creating living results by working with communities to increase access to life-saving HIV/AIDS-related treatment and prevention in resource-limited settings. Founded by a group of global health and research experts, Dignitas is led by Dr. James Orbinski and James Fraser. Dr. Orbinski accepted the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize as International President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF/Doctors Without Borders). Dignitas places an emphasis on the development of community-based approaches to HIV/AIDS-related programming in order to extend the reach and impact of existing health facilities. Community-based care enables communities to overcome a primary obstacle to the delivery of HIV treatment in the developing world - the severe lack of healthcare workers in regions overwhelmed by the AIDS pandemic. Dignitas believes that by creating a supportive loop between hospitals, health centres and communities that the vast numbers of people...
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