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Debt Relief

According to UNAIDS factsheet on funding:

"More than one third of the world's HIV-positive people — or 14 million — live in countries classified by the World Bank as heavily burdened by debt. In 2002, the 42 poorest and most indebted countries — 34 in sub-Saharan Africa — together owed US$213 billion

"Reducing the debt burdens of poor countries has the potential to boost the AIDS response where it is most needed. But debt relief cannot play a meaningful role in reducing the funding gap for AIDS unless it is genuinely additional to existing levels of foreign aid."

Wits Journalism Anova Health

The project is jointly managed by the Anova Health Institute and the Journalism and Media Studies Programme at the University of the Witwatersrand. The project is funded by by the Health Communication Partnership based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Centre for Communication Programmes and the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS relief through the United States Agency for International Development under terms of Award No. JH/HESA-02-05 and through the Anova Health Institute through PEPFAR via USAID under Award No. AID-674-A-12-00015.