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The 10-year struggle to provide antiretroviral treatment to people with HIV in the developing world
In March 2006 the WHO took stock of the 3 by 5 initiative which had been formally launched with UNAIDS 2 years earlier. With 1.3 million people on antiretroviral treatment in developing countries byExpand
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Free care at the point of service delivery: a key component for reaching universal access to HIV/AIDS treatment in developing countries
Background:User fees are a common feature of health system financing in low and middle-income countries. In the context of universal access to HIV/AIDS treatment and care, the advantages of user feesExpand
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Employment, accommodation, finances and combination therapy: the social consequences of living with HIV/AIDS in Australia.
The research reported here is of a study of the psychosocial impact of living with HIV/AIDS in Australia focusing on employment, accommodation and income in the environment of new treatments forExpand
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Scaling up antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings: guidelines for a public health approach. Executive summary. April 2002.
The World Health Organization welcomes requests for permission to reproduce or translate its publications, in part or in full. Applications and enquiries should be addressed to the Office ofExpand
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A public health approach to antiretroviral treatment: overcoming constraints.
Triple-drug combination antiretroviral (ARV) therapy has remarkable effects on the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS. When it is provided on a large scale AIDS wards in hospitals are emptiedExpand
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Chronic rheumatic arthritis and housing conditions.
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Maximizing the benefits of antiretroviral therapy for key affected populations
Scientific research has demonstrated the clinical benefits of earlier initiation of antiretroviral treatment (ART), and that ART can markedly reduce HIV transmission to sexual partners. EnsuringExpand
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Towards universal access: WHO's role in HIV prevention, treatment and care.
June 2006 marks the 25th anniversary of a report of five cases of Pneumocystis carinii (now jirovecii) pneumonia in men who have sex with men, heralding the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Expand
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Long-acting technologies for infectious diseases in LMICs
Imagine a child in the Sahel protected from malaria for an entire season after just one injection of chemo­ prophylaxis. Or a woman at risk of HIV in Zambia taking a single capsule every 2 weeks thatExpand
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