September 15, 2006
GSK and Russia Reach Discount Med Deal
September 15, 2006—In a deal marking the first direct, Russian federal purchase of anti-retroviral HIV meds, British pharma company Glaxo Smith Kline announced plans today to provide the country with HIV meds Combivir, Epivir and Ziagen at a discounted price. The deal should help Russia meet its goal of getting 15,000 positive people on treatment by the end of 2006.
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