THE Ministry of Health has disclosed that it is in the process of assessing the feasibility of introducing injectable antiretroviral (ARV) drugs in Zambia as well as the cost implications. In an interview, recently, Ministry of Health Director of Infectious Diseases Professor Lloyd Mulenga explained that some injectable ARVs could be given every six months for certain populations while others could be given every two months. He noted that although the injectable drugs were expensive for countries like Zambia, the ministry had started preparations, on the technical level, to see how the same could be implemented. “We are actively now looking at the various evidence for the injectable drugs. There is a lot of talk of the injectable drugs for…...

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