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AFRICA: MSF calls for child-friendly ARVs

(December 17th, 2004)

JOHANNESBURG, 17 December 2004 (PlusNews) – Seven months ago, Nomlindelo Nkoninga began giving her four-year-old son a combination of drugs to stem the progress of HIV. But only last month did he weigh enough to take the antiretroviral (ARVs) medication as three separate tablets, instead of the syrups commonly prescribed for young children. “It’s easier […]

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