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Shifting paradigms: how the fight for 'universal access to AIDS treatment and prevention' supports achieving 'comprehensive primary health care for all'
© Ooms; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2008
- Received: 23 October 2008
- Accepted: 18 November 2008
- Published: 18 November 2008
In a recent issue of Globalization and Health, Yu et al. examine the impact of HIV/AIDS programs on health care systems. This editorial considers their position and confirms that the former actually supports the latter aim; the two approaches are not at odds with one another, but could be viewed as complementary. A key requirement towards meeting both objectives is to ensure sustained international aid.
- Primary Health Care
- Universal Access
- Strengthen Health System
- Financial Sustainability
- World Health Report
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