Combo pill for HIV-infected children

9th October 2007, Comments 0 comments

9 October 2007, NIJMEGEN – Researchers from the Radboud University Nijmegen have carried out studies into the first combination pill against AIDS for HIV-infected children in developing countries. The St Radboud University Medical Centre announced this today.

9 October 2007

NIJMEGEN – Researchers from the Radboud University Nijmegen have carried out studies into the first combination pill against AIDS for HIV-infected children in developing countries. The St Radboud University Medical Centre announced this today.

Trials in Zambia have shown that this pill has the proper combination of medicines. The American Food and Drug Administration has recently approved the use of this pill in developing countries.

The pill, which is manufactured in India, has meanwhile been included in the aid programmes of the World Health Organisation and the Clinton Foundation. Research into the combination pill was carried out jointly by scientists from England and Zambia and it was funded by the European Commission

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