|Cote d'Ivoire Ministry of Health - UNAIDS HIV/AIDS Drug Access Initiative - Preliminary Report (UNAIDS, 2000, 22 p.)|
|Procedures - Methods|
If the patient meets the sociodemographic and biologic eligibility criteria and the committee has agreed to allocate a subsidy, the physician initiates ARV therapy. If the patient experiences an acute medical problem preventing him/her from initiating ARV therapy, the patient is seen in follow-up for treatment and reassessment of the problem. In such a case, patient will initiate therapy only if the medical problem is cleared.