Report Examines HIV/AIDS Drug Access in 14 Countries
"Missing the Target #5: Improving AIDS Drug Access and Advancing Health Care for All," International Treatment Preparedness Coalition: The report looked at HIV/AIDS drug access in 14 countries and says that although scale-up is working, high costs, unreliable supplies, and patent and registration issues are primary impediments to improved drug delivery. The report also examined broader issues in HIV/AIDS drug access in nine countries -- Cambodia, Cameroon, China, the Dominican Republic, India, Kenya, Russia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. In addition, the report lists specific issues and makes recommendations to improve drug access in the 14 included countries (ITPC release, 11/27).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.