Congo takes delivery of anti-retrovirals

Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - The Congolese government has taken delivery of a large batch of anti-retroviral drugs to sustain the treatment of people living with HIV/AIDS in the country, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.

A total of 138 cartons of the life-saving drugs secured from an Indian supplier have been received.

According to the ministry, the order for the drugs was made through UNICEF to ensure strict compliance with the treatment regime.

The prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Congo is currently 3.1%, down from 4.2%, according to the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP).
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19 septembre 2012 10:52:28

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