TitleUser Fees, Transport Costs, and the Ethics of Exemption: How Free is Free ART?
AuthorsMeyer-Rath G., Richter M.
PublicationSouth Afr J HIV Med. 2007 Jun; 8(2):52-56.
AbstractThe Southern African HIV Clinicians Society initiated an online discussion forum on ‘HIV Ethics and Policy’ in 2007. The case study below concerns the ‘hidden’ costs associated with access to antiretroviral therapy (ART), and discusses a number of proposed solutions to the problems faced by indigent patients with HIV/AIDS (to read the entire debate, see