Spain Announces $15.9 Million Donation to UNAIDS
August 5, 2008
Spain's First Vice President Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega on Sunday during her speech at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City announced her country's contribution of 10.2 million euros, or $15.9 million, to UNAIDS, BBC News/RedOrbit reports. Of that amount, three million euros, or $4.7 million, will be set aside to support the activities of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative and 1.5 million euros, or $2.3 million, will go to the International Partnership for Microbicides.
Kaisernetwork.org is the official webcaster of the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. Click here to sign up for your Daily Update e-mail during the conference. A webcast of the opening session of the conference, at which she spoke, is available online.
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