‘Science Speaks’ Examines Study Looking At Impact Of Reductions In International HIV Donor Spending

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Study finds small savings, high costs in both dollars and lives from global HIV funding cuts
Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses findings from a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine on the potential impact of HIV funding cuts. Barton notes, “Cutbacks to HIV services driven by diminishing donor dollars would result in reductions of no more than 30 percent of current spending, while inflicting individual and public health costs out of any proportion to the amounts of money saved, a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found…” (9/5).