Secretary-General's statement following meeting with pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies working on HIV and AIDS
Author: United Nations
I met today with senior executives of seventeen of the world's research-based and generic pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies…to review progress on...expand[ing] access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services in low- and middle...
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