Preview: Sustaining Mozambique’s HIV/AIDS Fight

BY Talea Miller  November 23, 2010 at 9:41 AM EST

One out of every eight adults living in Mozambique is HIV positive, and most of them are on HIV medications called antiretrovirals.

These pills are life-saving for people around the world infected with HIV, but the United States and other international donors are facing tough choices about the allocation of aid dollars in the fight against HIV. Providing the treatment is costly, and once a person is on medication they will likely need to stay on it for the rest of their lives.

Watch a preview of tonight’s report by Ray Suarez below, read his reporter’s notebook on one clinic’s struggle to provide HIV medication, and view photos from the NewsHour’s trip to Mozambique on Flickr.

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