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Bahamas to Receive $2 Million Over Three Years for HIV Programs

June 28, 2010

The Bahamas will receive more than $2 million over three years from PEPFAR for HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, strategic information and counseling, the Nassau Guardian reports (Bonimy, 6/27). Health officials signed the agreement Thursday. As part of the agreement, the Bahamas will also plan "strategic health information strengthening, laboratory strengthening, human capacity strengthening and sustainability of the program through the strengthening of the Office of the Chief Medical Office and the planning unit," according to the country's health minister, a Ministry of Health press release notes (undated).

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