Global Fund Head Peter Sands Calls For Increased Efforts To Achieve Gender Equality To Reduce Spread Of HIV

Bloomberg: Gender Inequality Is Hurdle in Fight Against AIDS, $14 Billion Fund Says
“The next hurdle that must be overcome to dramatically reduce the spread of HIV is gender inequality, said the head of a fund that expects to raise $14 billion to tackle the world’s deadliest infectious diseases. An increasing proportion of the money that’s available to fight HIV infections should be spent on prevention rather than treatment and testing, said Peter Sands, the executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria…” (Sguazzin, 9/6).

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