AVAC Fellow Maureen Milanga pushes for increased funding for ARVs

July 14, 2014

With new guidelines in place calling for earlier access to antiretrovirals for HIV treatment, many more Kenyans are eligible for the drugs. Activists, including AVAC Fellow Maureen Milanga argue that the current budget for treatment falls short.

“The Government must expand its domestic funding this financial year to close the treatment gap and begin to end Kenya’s AIDS epidemic,” said Maureen Milanga arguing for more than doubling the current domestic financing for treatment.

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