Global Fund Approves $12.2 Million Donation for Serbia to Combat HIV/AIDS
November 8, 2006
As part of its sixth round of grants, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria is donating $12.2 million to a five-year effort to help fight HIV/AIDS in Serbia. In announcing the new funding, the Serbian Health Ministry said the program will seek "to reduce and halt the spread of HIV among the specially vulnerable groups and to secure support for and treatment of persons with" HIV/AIDS. Since 2003, the Global Fund has awarded Serbia $3.6 million for HIV/AIDS control (2003-2007) and $2.1 million to fight TB (2004-2006).
Xinhua News Agency
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