Free antiretroviral treatment effective in Malawi

June 2008
Infectious Disease News;Jun2008, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p39
The article reports on the results of a study on the efficiency of antiretroviral therapy in Malawi. It revealed that mortality rates of patients with HIV and AIDS have been reduced following the introduction of free antiretroviral therapy. According to researchers, the mortality rate was 9.8 among patients aged 15 to 59 and the probability of death for both men and women was about 43%.


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