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PEPFAR Pledges $526M To Tanzania Under Country Operational Plan, U.S. Embassy Says

Reuters: U.S. pledges $526 million aid in 2017 to Tanzania to fight AIDS
“The United States on Thursday approved $526 million aid to Tanzania [from October 2017 to September 2018] to expand the roll out of life-prolonging antiretroviral drugs to people infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. … ‘This support will bring the total number of Tanzanians on HIV treatment up to 1.2 million,’ the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania said in a statement. The funds were donated through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the world’s largest provider of AIDS-fighting medicine…” (Ng’wanakilala, 5/18).

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