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Sep 21, 2006
A group of five countries plans to tax airline tickets to raise $300 million for medicines to treat children with HIV, AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This initiative has a lot of potential for good, and long-term success will hinge on the logistics of delivering those medications and getting patients to take them.
Sep 19, 2006
The WHO is expected to overturn the ban on the use of DDT, recommending its use as a part of a comprehensive approach toward preventing malaria infection in Africa.
Aug 08, 2006
What happens when a drug exists and is available in sufficient quantities at no or low cost but the patient won’t take it? This is the question addressed in Tina Rosenberg’s New York Times Magazine article published this past Sunday on the HIV/AIDS.