posted on Jul, 2 2004 @ 05:41 PM
Doctors say they have shown for the first time that cheap generic Aids drugs are safe and effective.
Generic - non-branded - drugs are recommended by the World Health Organization to curb HIV in the developing world.
Cheaper HIV drugs just as good
There is some disagreement as to whether the cheap drugs are just as good as the expensive western drugs. However, this looks like a ploy by the WHO
to make western drug manufacturers give up their patent rights sooner rather than later.