Does the 2011 budget address HIV and AIDS

Idasa’s Governance and AID Programme looks at the HIV and AIDS-Poverty causal relationship and asks: Does employment creation provide the answer? This paper attempts an answer by examining the 2011/12 budget

The national budget largely caters for HIV and AIDS interventions through direct and indirect budgetary interventions. The significant increase in the direct interventions will go a long way in mitigating the effects of the pandemic, knowing one’s status and universal access to treatment and preventing new infections. The indirect interventions will also be supportive and will create a conducive environment for an HIV and AIDS response. Read the full analysis here.

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One Response

  1. Nigerian government only pay lip service to the issue of HIV/AiDS because the government has not really legislated on it in order to make it mandatory to the state and local government councils, but with time and the persistence of groups like this, they will do something sooner than later.

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