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HIV generic drug for children distributed in Africa


Published July 5, 2021Updated about 18 hours ago

DUBAI: Aid agencies have distributed a strawberry-flavoured tablet for children living with HIV in six African countries, the first generic paediatric version of a key anti-retroviral, global health agency UNITAID said on Sunday.

UNITAID and Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) funding procured 100,000 packs of the dolutegravir formulation across Nigeria, Malawi, Uganda, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Benin, UNITAD’s spokesman Herve Verhoosel said in statement.

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