NIGERIA

 
Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

Starting September 1, 2001, Nigeria will launch the largest aids treatment programme in Africa using cheap generic drugs. The programme will cover 10,000 adults and 5,000 children. "It is quite an extraordinary intervention. It is aimed at the containment of the disease," said Stephen Lewis, a un official.

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