WHO's Comprehensive HIV Treatment Failure: Will We Learn the Real Lessons from 3 by 5?
AEI Working Paper #133, November, 2006
27 Pages Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Date Written: November 30, 2006
It should be a cause for celebration that over 1.6 million people in the poorest parts of the world are now on antiretroviral treatment to halt the advance of HIV. But in a rush to improve access mistakes have been made. These mistakes, many of which were predictable, will be costly in terms of money and lives as drug resistance accelerates and more advanced (second-line) drugs may be unaffordable in poor countries.
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