South African Health Minister Counters Media Reports On HIV Drug Supply Shortages
Mail & Guardian: Motsoaledi refutes claims S.A. faces drug shortages
“Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has hit back at media reports about drug shortages at public health facilities reaching crisis levels. Motsoaledi claimed there are ‘more than adequate’ antiretroviral medicines for HIV treatment in each facility and district. He said South Africa was at the mercy of the global pharmaceutical industry for many other drugs…” (Steyn, 5/25).
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