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Access to antiretrovirals (ARV), the drugs used to kill or inhibit the multiplication of the HIV, is a global priority. But treatment is not yet reaching most of people in need. This page contains information about the Latin America and Caribbean efforts to expand access to antiretrovirals. Among the highlights are the four subregional negotiations (Caribbean, Central America and 11 Latin American countries), in which the ministries of health, with the support of PAHO, UNAIDS and other organizations, managed to substantially reduce the price of these medicines. In addition, this page provides several tools useful to expand access to ARV, such as protocols, lists of drug manufacturers of acceptable quality, recommendations on procurement and an overview of relevant policies and legislation.

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