Looking at South Africa in particular, Chaisson noted that it has made remarkable progress in extending antiretroviral therapy among its population. The current challenge is to meet the global standard of care for providing antiretroviral therapy to TB patients coinfected with HIV, as it has been shown that survival is dramatically improved when antiretrovirals are given during rather than after TB therapy (Abdool Karim et al., 2010).
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