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I have a brother who is non uk resident with hiv. can he come

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I have a brother who is non uk resident with hiv. can he come to uk for a antiretroviral treatment? if so how much would the treatment cost him? thanks
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
He can not come for treatment on the NHS
Is that your question?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

he lives in tanzania at the moment and not much luck finding treatment there.if he comes to uk even private treatment if nhs cannot help.but how much would it cost for him?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
7000 pounds a year.

However, this might be changing
See this article.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9109658/Foreigners-to-be-offered-free-treatment-for-HIV-on-the-NHS.html
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

ok I have read that nees but seems they do not allow people treatment who are intentionally coming for treatment.so is 700 for private treatment? sorry thats my final question. thanks

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
7000 a year.
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