Australia to Help Indonesia Get Access to HIV Drugs
February 22, 2008
As part of its five-year, $25 million (US $23 million) commitment to fight HIV/AIDS in Asia-Pacific, Australia will spend $3.9 million (US $3.6 million) to help provide drugs to Indonesians with HIV. The government will offer the assistance under a memorandum of understanding with the Bill Clinton Foundation, said Bob McMullan, foreign affairs parliamentary secretary. He added that the Clinton Foundation will supplement Australia's contribution to Indonesia. Work under the agreement is already taking place in Vietnam, China, and Papua New Guinea.
Australian Associated Press
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