Zimbabwe to Provide 40,000 Additional HIV-Positive People With Access to No-Cost Antiretrovirals, Health Minister Says
May 31, 2007
Zimbabwe plans to provide 40,000 additional HIV-positive people with access to no-cost antiretroviral drugs by the end of the year, Zimbabwe Health and Child Welfare Minister David Parirenyatwa said on Monday at the opening of a three-day workshop in Harare, Zimbabwe, Reuters Africa reports.
To effectively fight HIV/AIDS, a stronger integrated response to tuberculosis and other AIDS-related diseases is needed, Parirenyatwa said, adding that there also is a need to strengthen the country's health care system (Herald/AllAfrica.com, 5/29).
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