Saturday, September 5, 2009

Life-saving drugs elude HIV patients in Zimbabwe

In the first of our series on the stigma of HIV and AIDS, Al Jazeera visits Zimbabwe where HIV patients face a shortage of anti-retroviral drugs.

The treatment is essential because it slows the progression of HIV to AIDS.

The Global Fund has provided a 37-million dollar donation but health officials say it is not enough.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Zimbabwe.