Donor Government Funding For HIV Rose In 2017 Largely Due To Shift In Timing Of U.S. Support, KFF/UNAIDS Report Shows
Kaiser Family Foundation/UNAIDS: Kaiser/UNAIDS Study Finds Donor Government Funding for HIV Rose to US$8.1 Billion in 2017 due to Shift in Timing of U.S. Support
“Donor government disbursements to combat HIV in low- and middle-income countries increased 16 percent from US$7 billion in 2016 to US$8.1 billion in 2017 — though the higher total stems largely from the timing of U.S. funding and is not expected to last, a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) finds. The increase follows two years of declines in donor support for HIV and results largely from a boost by the United States, the world’s largest donor nation, which increased disbursement from US$4.9 billion in 2016 to US$5.9 billion in 2017, including funds appropriated but not spent from previous years. New U.S. appropriations have been flat for several years, suggesting that future disbursements will likely fall back to prior levels…” (7/18).