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May 6, 2010

Huge variations in price paid for same antiretroviral drug between low-income countries

"An analysis of prices paid for antiretroviral drugs by 113 countries between 2002 and 2008 shows that prices for some generic antiretroviral drugs varied as much as tenfold between low-income countries, and some middle-income countries paid up to 16 times more than other countries with similar levels of development.

"The analysis by Brenda Waning and colleagues at Boston University School of Public Health is published this month in the Journal of Generic Medicines. "

Read more:, May 4, 2010.