'3 by 5' makes progress but falls short

Roehr, Bob
July 2005
Bay Area Reporter;7/7/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 27, p13
Reports on the possibility that the goal of the "3 by 5," program aimed at providing antiretroviral therapy to people living with HIV/AIDS in developing countries by the end of 2005 would not be met. Highlights of an interim report by the World Health Organization and UN-AIDS, released on June 29, 2005; Estimated number of people on antiviral therapy when the initiative began.


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