AVSI Contributes to Consensus Statement on ARVs in Conflict Settings
Monday, 04 December 2006 00:00

At a conference organized by the World Health Organization and a number of UN agencies and international NGOs on September 19-20,2006, AVSI participated in a high-level discussion on the situation of access to anti-retroviral drugs among persons in conflict and emergency settings.

The consensus statement, entitled "Delivering Antiretroviral Drugs in Emergencies: Neglected but Feasible",  was published by the WHO on their website and highlights the urgent need for attention to be paid to populations affected by conflict.

The full statement can be read at: http://www.who.int/hiv/events/102006_arvemergencies.pdf