New AIDS drugs not available in Africa

by Medindia Content Team on  December 10, 2005 at 11:26 AM Drug News   - G J E 4
New AIDS drugs not available in Africa
New AIDS drugs produced by Pharmaceutical companies which are proved to be better than older drugs are still not available in Africa, where the actual benefit of these drugs could be realized reports, Medicine Sans Frontiers (Doctors Without Border). MSF (Medicine sans Frontiers) have accused the pharmaceutical companies that they are not selling their new drugs in Africa. MSF is providing AIDS treatment to over 57,000 people in 29 countries.

MSF has accused pharmaceutical companies of not selling new improvised drugs in Africa. The new antiretroviral drug Lopinavir manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, which does not require refrigeration and can resist high temperatures is not available in Africa, as it would be very helpful for the people as most of them do not have refrigerator in Africa.

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