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Roche to Spread Expertise in Making HIV Drug

January 12, 2006

Pharmaceutical maker Roche Holding AG said today it will offer generic manufacturers in sub-Saharan Africa and the world's least-developed nations the technical expertise to produce versions of saquinavir, a second-line HIV treatment. AIDS activists have been pressing drug companies to offer second-line treatments at reduced prices, following discounts on first-line drugs.

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Adapted from:
Reuters
01.12.2006


  
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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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