oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Access to anti-retroviral drugs post-Grootboom
|Article Title||Access to anti-retroviral drugs post-Grootboom|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa|
|Author||Pierre De Vos|
|Publication Date||Jul 2002|
|Pages||22 - 24|
Extracted from text ... Access to anti-retroviral drugs post- Grootboom Pierre de Vos S outh Africa is facing a national health emergency. Between four and six million South Africans are presently living with HIV/AIDS and this number is still rising. From a medical perspective, any government response to this crisis should address ways in which HIV infections can be prevented, as well as ways in which people living with HIV/AIDS can be provided with access to appropriate treatment. There are several strategies that the government can and should employ to ensure that people living with HIV/ AIDS have access to appropriate treatment. One ..
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