South African Government is moving ahead with anti-retroviral drugs. 20 November 2003
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Tony Floyd,
Medical Student
Newcastle University, Newcastle Australia

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Re: South African Government is moving ahead with anti-retroviral drugs.

Whilst no doubt secretly enjoying poking holes in the ludicrous arguments of the AIDS-denialists, one of the respondents has paused to remind us that the article by Didier Fassin and Helen Schneider is about moving 'beyond the controversies'. I am sure he hill join me celebrating that even the South African Minister of Health is now doing just that:

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"Under the plan approved on Wednesday, the government will establish a network of centres to distribute anti-retroviral drugs to fight the disease."

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References:

(1) BBC News World Edition: S Africa rolls out Aids programme http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/h i/business/3284731.stm Wednesday, 19 November, 2003.

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