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Rich nations are failing on universal access to antitretrovirals

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7564.367 (Published 17 August 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:367
  1. Jocalyn Clark
  1. Toronto

    The world's richest nations are failing to ensure that people living with HIV/AIDS in the developing world have universal access to antiretroviral drugs, delegates at the 16th international AIDS conference in Toronto were told this week.


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    “More funds are needed,” said Bill Gates, who spoke with his wife Melinda at the inauguration of the AIDS conference in Toronto

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    In an opening address, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said that he was making AIDS the top priority of his foundation, at which resources doubled last month to $62bn (£33bn; €49bn), after …

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