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(From Panafrican News Agency (PANA) Daily Newswire)
Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - Millions of sub-Saharan Africans are much closer to affordable HIV/AIDS drugs after landmark agreements were concluded in South Africa between two pharmaceutical companies and a consortium of AIDS activists.
Pharmaceutical giants GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) signed separate agreements Tuesday with a consortium of groups that included the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and the Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers' Union (CEPPWAWU).
The agreements end complaints the AIDS …