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Mak Don Optimistic About New HIV/AIDS Drugs, Says It Will Reduce Dependence on Donor ARVs

Makerere University don has expressed optimism that Uganda can develop her own HIV/AIDS drugs and reduce reliance on donor ARVS.

Addressing a media conference at Makerere University Prof. John Tabuti said, elsewhere in West Africa medicinal plants were evaluated to be effective in killing the HIV virus with a few shortcomings that require further research to combat the HIV/AIDS scourge.

He said they are working with traditional healers and have identified some of the medicinal plants locally available in Uganda which are effective in the treatment HIV/AIDS.

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