Kaiser/UNAIDS Study Finds Drop in Overall Disbursements for AIDS Response in 2010, Seven Out of 15 Governments Report Reductions
August 15, 2011
Geneva/Menlo Park, Calif. -- Funding disbursements from donor governments for the AIDS response in low- and middle-income countries fell in 2010, dropping 10% from the previous year's level, according to an annual funding analysis conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).
The study found that donor governments disbursed US$ 6.9 billion in 2010 for HIV prevention, treatment, care and support -- US$ 740 million less than in 2009. The decrease was due to a combination of three main factors: actual reductions in development assistance, currency exchange fluctuations, and a slowdown in the pace of U.S. disbursements, which was not a budget cut.View Full Article
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