TITLE

AIDS Drugs in Africa: An Overview

AUTHOR(S)
Farrell, Courtney; Sprague, Nancy
PUB. DATE
March 2016
SOURCE
Points of View: AIDS Drugs in Africa;3/1/2016, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the drugs developed to treat acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in Africa. AIDS is a medical condition that resulted from an infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which is primarily transmitted sexually. African President Thabo Mbeki has denounced the use of anti-retroviral drugs to address AIDS, citing that pharmaceutical companies are focused on earning money rather than treating AIDS. The history of AIDS is also explored, along with the scope of HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa.
ACCESSION #
22826560

 

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