Monday 16 April 2012

Merck Company Foundation-Antiretroviral Treatment-Government Of Botswana-Hiv And Aids

Access Feature Story: Fighting HIV/AIDS in Botswana

In 2000, in response to the massive threat HIV and AIDS posed in the sub-Saharan nation of Botswana, Merck joined with the Government of Botswana and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to form the African Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Partnerships. The Merck Company Foundation has committed $56.5 million to the partnership to provide treatment, care and support for people living with HIV and AIDS, as well as to help prevent its further spread. In addition, Merck agreed to donate its antiretroviral medicines to Botswana's national antiretroviral treatment program for the partnership's duration. read more..

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