January 5, 2011
Donor Funding Cuts Threaten HIV Efforts in Cambodia
A new study shows the loss of foreign donor funding during the next two decades could curtail Cambodia’s HIV/AIDS efforts, Agence France Presse (AFP) reports. Ninety percent of Cambodia’s AIDS funding comes from external partners, who currently contribute $50 million a year. These funds are expected to shrink as a result of the global financial crisis that has caused a shift in donor priorities. Researchers compared several financing scenarios from now until 2031 that could remedy the potential budget shortfalls. The study was compiled by Cambodian government officials, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS and R4D, a U.S.-based health policy group.
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