Australian Minister Announces $400 Million to Fight AIDS
July 23, 2007
On Monday, Australia's Foreign Minister Alexander Downer announced his government was boosting HIV/AIDS spending for the Asia-Pacific region by $400 million (U.S. $352 million), to $1 billion total (U.S. $880 million). The funding boost was not given a specific timeframe, but Downer is set to detail the commitment today at the 4th International AIDS Conference in Sydney.
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.