Caused by bacteria, viruses, and parasites, Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a global health burden and it seems they are likely to maintain their status of being so in coming years also, primarily due to the lack of knowledge, and awareness. Further, diagnostics and screening,… Read More »A Globally Rising Burden of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
KFF/UNAIDS Analysis Finds Donor Governments Spent US$7.8 Billion for HIV in 2019, Down Almost $200 Million From the Previous Year
Half of the 14 donor governments analyzed in the study decreased their spending on global HIV efforts from 2018 to 2019; six increased; and one held steady. Donor government funding supports HIV care and treatment, prevention and other services in low- and middle-income countries.
This report from KFF and The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) finds donor government disbursements to combat HIV in low- and middle-income countries totaled US$7.8 billion in 2019, a reduction from the US$8 Billion in 2018 and nearly the same as the funding… Read More »Donor Government Funding for HIV in Low- and Middle-Income Countries in 2019