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HIV/AIDS

01 December 2010

Global health funding slows

Rich countries have funnelled billions of health care dollars, euros and yen into the developing world despite the worst economic downturn in decades, according to a study.

Rich countries have funnelled billions of health care dollars, euros and yen into the developing world despite the worst economic downturn in decades, according to a study.

"Everyone in the global health community is worried about how the economic crisis is going to affect giving," said IMHE director and lead author Christopher Murray.

"We were surprised to see sustained growth through 2010," he said, noting that the 2009 and 2010 figures are preliminary estimates.

 

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