Antiretroviral drugs help HIV patients, specialists say [Archives:2007/1092/Health]

October 8 2007

By:Robert Franklin Draper
For Yemen Times

Antiretroviral drugs and counselling are being used to heal both the bodies and minds of HIV infected people in Yemen, specialists have said.

The National Aids & Sexually Transmitted Disease Program (NAP), which is headed by Dr. Fouzia Abdullah Saeed Ghramah, who is a community medicine specialist, is confronting the HIV epidemic in Yemen by providing free medicine, HIV/AIDS education, and group counselling, but the stigma of HIV prevents people from seeking the free help.

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