CAMEROON: Desperately seeking third-line medication

Saturday, November 22, 2008
YAOUNDÉ Wednesday, November 05, 2008 (IRIN) - Marie Gisèle Tientcheu, 30, an AIDS activist, has developed resistance to second-line antiretroviral (ARV) treatment, and has had to look outside Cameroon, her home country, for the medicines she needs. Her story has received a lot of media attention in Cameroon, and has thrown the spotlight on growing concerns that as countries scale up their treatment programmes, more and more people living with HIV are expected to develop resistance to their drug...