Thursday, July 11, 2013

Things could be better: recent numbers on HIV and malaria treatment in sub-Saharan Africa

According to NACA DG, on the continent, only 54 per cent of those eligible for Anti Retro Viral (ARV) treatment have access and only 10.9 per cent of children under-five years who suffered from malaria during 24 hours were treated according to national guidelines. He said the emergence of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis is a major concern given the significant costs involved in its treatment.
The Guardian Nigeria with more on the upcoming Abuja +12 Summit.  

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