U.S. Embassy In Tanzania Warns Government’s Ban On Some HIV/AIDS Services Could Lead To Increase In Cases, Impact U.S. Funding
The Citizen: Tanzania: U.S. Warns Govt Ban May Stall HIV Fight
“The United States [Saturday] warned the government against its decision to ban HIV/AIDS services at 40 health facilities, and introduce new guidelines for Key Populations (KP), saying the move could cause a flare-up of the epidemic among those afflicted. In a statement, the U.S. embassy in Dar es Salaam said the decision could impact HIV/AIDS programs funded by the American government, and impede progress made over the years in addressing the epidemic in Tanzania…” (Buguzi, 2/19).