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AIDS partnership with former US president
Friday 10 September 2004
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CAMEROON: AIDS partnership with former US president

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JOHANNESBURG, 25 June (PLUSNEWS) - Former US president Bill Clinton's HIV/AIDS Foundation and the government of Cameroon have signed a partnership agreement to tackle the pandemic.

"The objective of the agreement is to support treatment of HIV/AIDS through a reduction in the cost anti-AIDS drugs," Foundation representative, Lynn Margherio, said in a statement.

According to the Ministry of Health, apart from the Clinto Foundation, the country was in need of additional partnerships to to succeed in tackling the disease.



Recent CAMEROON Reports
Unsafe sex for youths despite HIV/AIDS,  3/Mar/04
Country Profile,  22/Jan/04
Government launches anti-HIV programme,  27/Mar/02
The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria
The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria
Mothers and HIV/AIDS

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