The World Health Organization (WHO) drew up its first “A” list of safe HIV meds in March. Where’s the party? All over the developing world. The surprise is that the 40 anti-fungals, -bacterials and -retrovirals are manufactured not only by commercial but also by generic companies. The drugs are approved for purchase by the United Nations -- bolstering the legitimacy of, and access to, generics.
June 1, 2002 • By Cindra Feuer