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HIV/AIDS

06 October 2010

$11.7 Billion to fight Aids & TB

Donors committed $11.7 billion to fight Aids, TB and malaria for the next three years, far below the $17 billion needed to meet UN goals to slow and beat the killer diseases.

Donors committed $11.7 billion (about R75.5 billion) to fight Aids, tuberculosis and malaria for the next three years, far below the $17 billion (about R 115 billion) needed to meet UN goals to slow and beat the killer diseases.

Many organisations involved in fighting the diseases were highly critical of donor nations, especially the United States, though the Obama administration increased the US contribution by nearly 40%.

 

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