Doctor Warns the Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS is Losing Momentum

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In this compelling blog post from Nathan Ford, a leading physician working in South Africa with Doctors Without Borders, outlines fears of a “u-turn” in the battle against the global AIDS epidemic.

“As Western donors prevaricate, African countries, which were pressed by the international community to do more for AIDS, now must wait to see if they will continue to receive the support they were promised,” Ford writes. “And health workers warn about early signs of a return to the desperate past, when they had to ration a simple and cost-effective life-saving medicine, and in so doing make the impossible choice of who lives and who dies.” 

It’s a must read: http://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2009/12/01/nathan-ford-losing-momentum-in-the-fight

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