Africa: Ivory Coast Makes Deal for Cheaper HIV Drugs
March 12, 2001
Three pharmaceutical companies have agreed to significantly reduce the prices of their AIDS drugs in Ivory Coast. Under the deal, the drug firms -- Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, and GlaxoSmithKline -- will lower the average monthly cost of treating an HIV-infected individual from $425 to between $90 and $100.
Other CDC News for March 12, 2001
Atlanta Journal and Constitution (www.accessatlanta.com)
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