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LIFESAVING DRUG [1 record]

Record 1 2008-12-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Medication
CONT

Streptokinase (SK) belongs to one of a few dozen contemporary groups of life-saving drugs. It is used to treat one of the most common and suddenly fatal maladies of our society: acute myocardial infarction (AMI).

CONT

By including both the pouch and the lifesaving drug and syringe together, health care workers now have a simple, low-cost solution for providing nevirapine to expectant mothers to take home.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Médicaments
CONT

La campagne pour l'accès universel aux médicaments salvateurs pour le VIH et le sida, lancée à l'origine par des militants du sida au niveau communautaire, est aujourd'hui au centre des préoccupations des organismes des Nations Unies et autres organisations influentes aux niveaux national et mondial.

Spanish

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