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IRIN Examines Why Child ARVs in Uganda Could Go to Waste

September 10, 2009

IRIN examines why a "large supply" of pediatric antiretroviral (ARV) drugs in Uganda might expire and go unused. "Fewer than a quarter of the 125,000 Ugandan children who need life-prolonging [ARVs] have access to it, mainly because of stigma and inadequate education of parents, say specialists," IRIN reports (9/10).

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