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NPR’s ‘All Things Considered’ Reports on Availability of AIDS Drugs in Latin America
NPR's "All Things Considered" on Friday examined the issue of AIDS drug access in North, South and Central America, where three million people are infected with HIV. However, two out of three HIV-positive people in the Western hemisphere do not live in North America, where "effective treatments are routine." While some say that certain Latin American countries' treatment costs may "collapse" their health budgets, others claim that AIDS treatment in the region in "within reach" (Knox, "All Things Considered," NPR, 4/27). To listen to the full report in RealAudio, enter click here. Note: You must have RealPlayer to listen to this story.
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