Thyolo province, Malawi. Dorothy Shati is 33 years old. She lives with her mother and her sister since her husband died the year before. She's been taken care of by Arthur Mateyu, and an MSF nurse. She's been ARV for six weeks and gradually feels better. Photograph by Gael Turine
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Sources and prices of selected medicines and diagnostics for people living with HIV/AIDS

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Photograph by Gael Turine

This report provides market information that can be used by agencies wishing to procure HIV/AIDS medicines and diagnostics, and may serve as the basis for negotiating affordable prices.

The data provided by the manufacturers highlight the multiplicity of suppliers and the variation in price of some essential HIV/AIDS-related medicines on the international market. Without this information, there is a risk that low-income countries may be paying more than necessary to obtain HIV/AIDSrelated medicines and diagnostics. Price variations are highlighted through the tables in chapter 5 of this report, as well as in Annex 4.