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11 Jan 2015

ART – 40% fail to adhere after three years

Health Systems Trust

In South Africa however the rising demand for AIDS drugs and increasing failure of the 2.7 million on ARVs to take them properly, new infections among young women and dwindling NGO funding threaten its successful treatment programme.

SA National AIDS Council CEO, Dr Fareed Abdullah, said: “We have made remarkable progress but the battle is far from won. One fifth of the new infections in the world are taking place in South Africa.”

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Health Systems Trust