n Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine - Medical schemes overcoming HIV / AIDS hurdles : news

Volume 2005, Issue 18
  • ISSN : 1608-9693
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6751



Extracted from text ... THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN JOURNAL OF HIV MEDICINE MARCH 2005 41 NEWS The low registration of patients on HIV management programmes has received a fair amount of negative publicity recently. However, research suggests that enrolment of those who stand to gain the most benefit from accessing treatment is relatively high. In addition, the inclusion of antiretroviral therapy into the HIV prescribed minimum benefits (PMBs) will have a limited effect on medical schemes. This is according to Rodney Cowlin, managing director for Aid for AIDS, a Medscheme initiative that has been in operation for almost seven years. 'Aid for AIDS has ..

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