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Commentary & Opinion
Editorials Respond to South African Government's Announcement Calling for National Antiretroviral Plan

August 15, 2003

Last week, the South African Cabinet announced it was calling for the Health Ministry to develop a national antiretroviral treatment plan by Oct. 1, after reviewing a Joint Health and Treasury Task Team cost report on providing HIV/AIDS drugs to the public (Kaiser Daily HIV/AID Report, 8/11). Two publications this week published editorials responding to the announcement. Summaries of these editorials follow:

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