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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.

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