Dilemmas in access to medicines: a humanitarian perspective

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The Lancet
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Tammam Aloudat
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2017
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Vol. 389 , Iss. 10073 , pp. 1007-1008

We challenge the assertion made by Govind Persad and Ezekiel Emanuel (Aug 27, p 932) that “expanding access to less effective or more toxic [antiretroviral] treatments rather than requiring the worldwide best treatment in all settings” is ethically justifiable.