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Accord could speed distribution of generic AIDS drugs

FDA-WHO deal expected to help streamline process

By John Donnelly
Globe Staff / August 14, 2005

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JOHANNESBURG -- US Food and Drug Administration officials have agreed to share confidential information on their approvals of generic AIDS drugs with the World Health Organization, US and WHO officials said yesterday. The landmark deal is expected to speed the distribution of the lower-cost medications throughout poor countries. (Full article: 987 words)

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