Ethiopia has significantly expanded the HIV/AIDS interventions during the last 2 decades by decentralized the free Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment (HAART) in the public facilities (health centers and hospitals) and private clinic and hospitals. However, the burden of HIV/AIDS is still high in the country.
Which countries have free HIV treatment?
Along with Brazil, Argentina was one of the first countries to provide free treatment to people living with HIV. The National AIDS Law, among other mechanisms, mandated the government and all other health providers to provide medical, pharmacological and psychological treatment to people living with HIV.
Is HIV treatment free?
HIV Treatment is Free and Better Accessible The changes applied regardless of whether prescriptions are filled through NSW public hospitals, NSW community pharmacies or pharmacies used by NSW public hospital oncology services. You can also get your meds in more ways than ever.
How much are Arvs?
Antiretroviral therapy cost an average of $9360 per year for each patient with a CD4 cell count below 50 cells/mm3. This compared to average annual costs of between $11,800 and $12,313 for those with higher CD4 cell counts. Antiretroviral therapy was most expensive for those with the highest CD4 cell counts.