NIGERIAN FIRM TO PRODUCE ONE MILLION AIDS DRUGS DAILY

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Archy Pharmaceutical Nigeria has disclosed plans to produce daily as much as one million units of medications used in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Archivir, the new drug, is a triple combination of Stavudine, Lamivudine and Nevirapine, which hitherto formed different regimens. There is a July target for the provision of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) for 250, 000 Nigerians living with HIV.

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