Panama becomes latest country to adopt B.C.-developed HIV strategy

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Panama has become the latest country to adopt B.C.’s HIV Treatment as Prevention strategy.

China, France and Brazil have already signed on to the made-in-B.C. strategy, and U.S. cities including New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. are adopting it as well.

The momentum continues to build to implement the Treatment as Prevention strategy to save lives, prevent infections, and, in the long term, save money,” said Dr. Julio Montaner, director of the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS.

Ian Austin Reports

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