August 25, 2010
Strike Threatens HIV Treatment in South Africa
A health worker wage strike in South Africa has disrupted antiretroviral and tuberculosis treatment as well as local programs to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, PlusNews reports. As the strike enters its second week, smaller clinics that dispense HIV treatment have closed and larger clinics in Johannesburg have seen some disruptions. After wage negotiations stalled, 1.2 million workers went on strike August 18.
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