Report Examines HIV/AIDS Drug Access

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HIV/AIDS Drug Access

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"Missing the Target #5: Improving AIDS Drug Access and Advancing Health Care for All,"International Treatment Preparedness Coalition: The report looked atHIV/AIDS drug access in 14 countries and says that although scale-up isworking, high costs, unreliable supplies, and patent and registrationissues are primary impediments to improved drug delivery.

The reportalso examined broader issues in HIV/AIDS drug access in nine countries-- Cambodia, Cameroon, China, the Dominican Republic, India, Kenya,Russia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. In addition, the report lists specificissues and makes recommendations to improve drug access in the 14included countries (ITPC release, 11/27).

Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org. You can view theentire Kaiser DailyHIV/AIDS Report, search the archives, and sign up for email delivery at kaisernetwork.org/email . The Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report ispublished for kaisernetwork.org, a free service of The Henry J. Kaiser FamilyFoundation.

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