Donor Government Funding For HIV Declines In 2016, Lowest Level Since 2010

Ghana News Agency: Donor government funding to support HIV dips
“Donor government funding to support HIV efforts in low- and middle-income countries decreased by US$511 million from US$7.5 billion in 2015 to US$7 billion in 2016, a new report has revealed. It was produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) … ‘Donor government funding for HIV continues to be on the decline,’ said Kaiser Family Foundation Vice President Jen Kates, director of global health and HIV policy. ‘Recent proposed cuts from the U.S., amidst other competing demands on donor budgets, will likely contribute to an ongoing climate of uncertainty around funding for HIV going forward’…” (Awumah, 7/24).