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South African AIDS Conference Addresses Nation’s Reported Antiretroviral Drug Shortages

Health-e News: Drug stock outs case long shadow over AIDS conference
“…Research into medicine shortages by the civil society coalition Stop the Stock Outs Project cast a long shadow over this year’s [South African] AIDS conference. Conducted among about 60 percent of the country’s health facilities and released this week at the conference, the project’s second annual survey found that a quarter of facilities had faced stock outs in the three months prior to the survey and almost 20 percent were currently experiencing outages on the day they were interviewed…” (Gonzalez, 6/15).