Long-Term Financing For HIV Control In Sub-Saharan Africa Likely To Face Shortfall, Study Says

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: HIV/AIDS long-term costs high — and unaffordable to most-affected countries
“There will be a significant shortfall in the funding needed for HIV control in sub-Saharan Africa in the coming years and those countries with the highest HIV burden will be unable to meet their obligations on their own to sustain control efforts, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. They calculate that the price tag for providing long-term HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment in 2015-2050 in the nine sub-Saharan countries most affected by the epidemic ranges from $98 billion at current coverage levels to $261 billion if coverage is scaled up…” (3/6).