"All I eat is ARVs": the paradox of AIDS treatment interventions in central Mozambique.

@article{Kalofonos2010AllIE,
  title={"All I eat is ARVs": the paradox of AIDS treatment interventions in central Mozambique.},
  author={Ippolytos Andreas Kalofonos},
  journal={Medical anthropology quarterly},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          363-80
        }
}
The number of people on antiretroviral treatment in Mozambique has increased by over 1,500 percent since it first became free and publicly available in 2004. The rising count of "lives saved" seems to portray a success story of high-tech treatment being provided in one of the poorest contexts in the world, as people with AIDS experience dramatic recoveries and live longer. The "scale-up" has had significant social effects, however, as it unfolds in a region with a complicated history and… CONTINUE READING
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