<<返回上一页

Counting the cost

发布时间:2019-03-07 10:03:11来源:未知点击:

By David Le Page in Johannesburg and Michael Day DURBAN, South Africa, seems an obvious choice of venue for this year’s world AIDS conference. Sub-Saharan Africa is in the epicentre of the pandemic and South Africa is the region’s most powerful nation. Ten per cent of the world’s AIDS population live within its borders. So why are politicians, conference organisers and even the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS having to avert a boycott? Because national and international criticism of South Africa’s AIDS policies is reaching boiling point. The authorities stand accused of dismissing Western drugs as too toxic,