South Africa: Concern Over HIV Drug Trial

A proposed trial of an old antiretroviral drug, stavudine, which is no longer recommended due to its side-effects, has raised concern among Aids activists who argue that its low cost is not enough reason to consider using it.

  • South Africa:   Stavudine Trial Causes Split

    Health-e, 11 June 2012

    AIDS activists and researchers are at loggerheads over the planned South African trial of a lower dose version of the controversial antiretroviral stavudine, which has in the past… Read more »

Receiving antiretroviral treatment.



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