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Indian Government Fights Pfizer For Cheap Hiv/aids Drugs

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among American Indians and Alaska Natives

Fast Facts HIV affects AI/AN in ways that are not always apparent because of their small population sizes. Of all races/ethnicities, AI/AN had the highest percentages of diagnosed HIV infections due to injection drug use. AI/AN face HIV prevention challenges, including poverty, high rates of STIs, and stigma. HIV is a public health issue among the approximately 5.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN), who...
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Cheap Drugs

Dear Docs, Is there any way some one, who can not afford drugs here, can buy drugs from India(CIPLA), or some other country which produce cheap drugs, or where drugs are very cheap?...
Anne Donnelly

Response from Anne Donnelly

Public Policy Director, Project Inform
Unfortunately, the Indian drug manufacturing firm that you are referring to only offers its substantially lower prices to governments and other large distributing entities that are able to distribute drugs in certain low-income and developing... Read more »

Cheap Drug

Hello,Is there any way to get drugs from india, where u can get it ofr 100 a month?...
Anne Donnelly

Response from Anne Donnelly

Public Policy Director, Project Inform
I think you are referring to the generic anti-HIV drugs produced in India. I don't think the exact price of any one drug is $100 per month. The manufacturer that you may be referring to has listed various prices depending on who or what state... Read more »


is it really true that the AIDS curative drugs obtained?if yes why not the pharmaceutical company sold its product in different countries?please tell the company to distribute the drugs in every corner of the worldthank u...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-To the best of my knowledge (and I keep up on this stuff) there are currently NO curative drugs for HIV. The current medications we have do a very good job at suppressing the viral but that does that equal a cure. Take care,LHW... Read more »


Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Welcome to the forum. I'm pleased that after reading "only a handful" of my responses you "have gotten a lot of valuable information." I encourage you to keep reading and continue learning! As for politics,... Read more »
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search for HIV/AIDS drugs

Posted by Anonymous
Search for HIV/AIDS drugs by just leaving your computer on.
See FightAIDS@home for details.

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HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

Posted by bradford
HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

From the time I was told I had six months to live by an AIDS specialist in 1985, I learned from other people infected with HIV and included supplements and complementary therapies. These kept me healthy and were... Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

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Fighting the battle on many different fronts!

Posted by dbport, 4 Replies
I was diagnosed as HIV+ 17 years ago and a PWA for the past 14. When I first found out, there was very little else I could think about, other than the fact I had HIV, I'd seen many friends die of it, and was waiting for my turn to go too. My turn... Read more »