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March 9, 2011

HIV/AIDS: what investment in the future? [WP1091]

A scourge across Africa and the developing world, treatment now reaches millions of people with HIV/AIDS, but how do we afford and scale up this treatment? And how will an unprecedented global solidarity stand up in an age of austerity?

This is the first podcast recorded during our meeting on Financing continued scale-up in HIV treatment: more money for years gained and more years gained for the money.

Listen to the second podcast HIV/AIDS: accessibility of innovation

Contributors are:

Sir Richard Feachem, Executive Director, UCSF Global Health Sciences, San Francisco and founder of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

Debrework Zewdie, Deputy Executive Director, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, Geneva

Tim Thahane, Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, Maseru