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Compromise on PEPFAR Reauthorization

It looks like a bipartisan compromise on PEPFAR reauthorization has been reached which will do several things: (1) provide even more money than President Bush asked for (which already represented a doubling over the previous five year program) (2) ease the rules and restrictions that directed a portion of prevention money to abstinence, and (3) […]

Uganda begins production of $9 per month ARVs

From the A pharmaceutical plant in Uganda this week will begin production of generic antiretroviral drugs following an order from the Ugandan government for drugs worth 17 billion Ugandan shillings, or about $10 million, the East African Business Week reports (Etyang, East African Business Week, 1/28). Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in October 2007 commissioned […]