NDP urge coverage for drug treatment

A significant rise in new cases of HIV infection in Nova Scotia has the New Democrats and health-care advocates urging the Liberal government to provide universal access to a drug they say can eradicate the virus.

“We believe anyone who needs this medication should be able to access it free of charge,” Tammy Martin, the MLA for Cape Breton Centre and the New Democrat health spokeswoman, said at a Province House news conference Wednesday to advocate for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medication.

This article was written by Francis Campbell and originally posted on The Chronicle Herald. Please click HERE to read the full article.


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NDP urge coverage for drug treatment
NDP urge coverage for drug treatment
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