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Antiretroviral guidelines for resource-limited settings: The WHO's public health approach

Pressure by AIDS activist groups, compassion by the pharmaceutical industry and action by the United Nations Secretary General have resulted in a global fund to enable developing countries to purchase cheaper AIDS drugs. Here, the authors describe the World Health Organization's first attempts to devise guidelines for their widespread use in these resource-poor nations.

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Hammer, S., Türmen, T., Vareldzis, B. et al. Antiretroviral guidelines for resource-limited settings: The WHO's public health approach. Nat Med 8, 649–650 (2002).

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