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WHO looks to ease access to AIDS drugs.

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Donnelly J
Source: 
Boston Globe. 2003 Jul 30; A10.
Abstract: 

The World Health Organization announced yesterday that it will create a new model to buy antiretroviral AIDS drugs in hopes of dramatically speeding distribution and reducing the cost of the life-saving medication. The plan comes from a collaboration among tuberculosis experts, foremost among them the new WHO director general, Jong-wook Lee. That program, called the TB Drug Facility, purchases drugs in bulk on behalf of countries and then oversees the distribution. (excerpt)

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182447
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