n Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine - Within minutes from Mseleni to Cape Town ... : reflections
|Article Title||Within minutes from Mseleni to Cape Town ... : reflections|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Medecins Sans Frontieres, South Africa|
|Publication Date||Mar 2014|
'It's impossible to roll out antiretrovirals in Africa!' I clearly remember hearing this on a daily basis while studying in Canada 13 years ago. And there were strong points made: too expensive, not enough doctors, risk of resistance, how to monitor patients in resource-limited settings, and so forth. Thankfully, not everyone believed this and we advocated and pressured from all around the world, and the price of antiretroviral therapy (ART) did come down, by more than ten times.
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