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Uganda, SA Sign AIDS Pact




 

Africa News Service (08/06/99)

Uganda and South Africa have signed an agreement to work together to fight HIV. Areas of collaboration will include development of HIV vaccines, prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission, drug research, drug procurement and distribution, and HIV surveillance. The two countries hope to procure AIDS drugs at lower prices by bargaining together.



 


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