Some Activists Worry Push For More HIV/AIDS Funding From LMICs Could Negatively Impact Vulnerable Groups

Inter Press Service: Plan for Poorer Countries to Fund HIV Response Raises Concerns
“Calls for low- and middle-income countries to contribute an additional 6.1 billion dollars to the global HIV response by 2020 could see some vulnerable groups left behind, said HIV activists meeting at the United Nations last week. … The proposed changes to funding could affect vulnerable groups, including adolescent girls in sub-Saharan Africa who now make up 74 percent of new HIV infections in the 15 to 24 age group according to UNAIDS…” (Rowlands, 4/11).

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