Out of Focus: How Millions of People in West and Central Africa are being Left Out of the Global HIV Response

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), April 2016

80 pp. 3.6 MB
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The report calls for UN agencies, European donor agencies, the Global Fund and PEPFAR, as well as affected governments and civil society, to develop and implement a fast-track plan to scale-up life-saving antiretroviral treatment for a vast region where coverage reaches less than 1/3 of the population in need. “If the world is serious in its goal of defeating AIDS, it is time to correct a too narrow focus of the Fast Track strategy and, as a matter of priority and urgency, to bring lifesaving ARVs to some of the most neglected victims of HIV/AIDS,” said Dr Mit Philips, health policy advisor at MSF.

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