HIV Treatment Program In Haiti Shows Success, NEJM Report Says
New York Times: AIDS Treatment in Haiti Promising for Developing Nations
“One of the first groups of HIV patients in a poor country to get free AIDS drugs has about the same survival rate as their closest counterparts in the United States, according to scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College. Ten years after a free treatment program was introduced in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, two-thirds of the first 910 patients enrolled were still alive, the researchers said in a brief report published in the New England Journal of Medicine…” (McNeil, 4/18).
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