Why African countries are still struggling in HIV war

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Kenyan hospitals have also been giving patients drugs either in brown envelopes or in polythene papers.

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What you need to know:

  • The study comes at a time when the country is struggling with a shortage of drugs
  • Most hospitals are rationing the medication
  • Hospitals have also been giving patients drugs either in brown envelopes

Most HIV patients in African countries have lower viral suppression than those in high-income countries due to low rates of viral load testing, a study has shown.

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