Experts Discuss HIV/AIDS Funding, Gaps During AIDS 2018 Press Conference

MedPage Today: Gaps in Global HIV Research Funding Threaten Progress
“…The Miles to Go report from UNAIDS issued last week detailed a $6 billion funding gap between what is required to reach the Fast Track 2020 targets, which require a scaling up in both spending and efficiency. ‘To put it into perspective, $6 billion is the entire amount that the U.S. provides each year, so to fill that gap, the U.S. would have to double what it’s doing and that’s not going to happen,’ Jennifer Kates, PhD, of the Kaiser Family Foundation said at a press conference at the International AIDS Conference…” (Walker, 7/25).

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