Chicago Tribune Examines Botswana’s AIDS Treatment Program; Therapy Could Be Reducing Fears of Disease
The Chicago Tribune on Sunday examined Botswana's antiretroviral drug treatment program, which became the first program in Africa to offer antiretrovirals at no cost to any HIV-positive person who needed them and has become a "model for treatment" on the continent. However, doctors say that the availability of treatment could be "reducing fears" of becoming infected with the virus among Batswana, according to the Tribune (Goering, Chicago Tribune, 3/6). The complete article is available online.This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.