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International Entities Helping To Prevent HIV Drug Shortage In India

Reuters: Pharmaceutical companies, WHO help India in HIV/AIDS drug crisis
“Indian companies and global health groups are stepping up efforts to provide a critical medicine for the country’s free HIV/AIDS drugs program after more than 150,000 patients risked going without their dosages this month. Delayed tender approvals and poor coordination with states left the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) scrambling for supplies. Reuters reported on Oct. 1 that the supplies were due to run out next week…” (Kalra, 10/13).