There is a great quote from The West Wing in Season 2 where a representative from a pharmaceutical company posits “If tomorrow, we made AIDS medication free to every patient in your country, as much as they needed, for as long as they needed it, it would likely make very little difference in the spread of the epidemic,” before launching into a…
Thanks Josh. A very well written article, clear, concise and from the heart. I needed to read this. Actually, you do have a choice … but I am glad you choose life, because the the world needs more people like you.
Battle-worn and weary, you helped me to remember.
We have know that HIV treatment works to reduce the possibility of spreading the virus for many years now, and for the last several years I have been pushing the state of CT to expand access to the necessary core and supportive services that are needs to take those medications correctly and deal with the side effects, with little success. Any suggestions ?