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$3.3 Billion Needed to Fund Jamaica's HIV Program by 2030

May 30, 2013

Speaking at the Caribbean Meeting on Strategic HIV Investment and Sustainable Financing held in Kingston on May 29, Jamaican Health Minister Dr. Fenton Ferguson said that the island nation will require $3.3 billion by 2030 to fund its National HIV program. The minister said that the program will require these funds to help ensure that the country's present 1.7-percent HIV prevalence rate is not surpassed. The Caribbean region currently has the world's second highest rate of HIV infection.

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Adapted from:
Jamaica Observer (Kingston)

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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