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Despite Sufficient Supplies, HIV Medications Often Do Not Reach Sub-Saharan African Patients, MSF Report Says

Agence France-Presse: HIV drug stocks not reaching African patients: report
“Efforts to get lifesaving antiretrovial drugs to HIV-positive patients in many sub-Saharan African countries are routinely failing at ‘the last mile,’ an international medical group said on Monday. Despite stocks being available, the drugs often do not reach clinics because of ‘cumbersome procedures, logistical challenges, or lack of resources,’ Médecins Sans Frontières said in a report released at the International Conference on AIDS and STI (sexually transmitted infections) in Africa in Harare…”

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