SWAZILAND: ARV programme needs to double

Saturday, December 6, 2008
MANZINI Wednesday, December 03, 2008 (IRIN) - The release of revised projections indicating that twice as many HIV-positive Swazis are in need of life-prolonging antiretroviral (ARV) drugs than was previously thought has highlighted the urgent need for government to iron out problems in its treatment programme. A new UNAIDS model for estimating how many people need ARVs has seen the figure for Swaziland almost double from 34,000 to 62,000. In a country where 26 percent of sexually active...
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