‘A mixed story’ for HIV funding in 2013

Princes Bridge in Melbourne, Australia. The 20th International AIDS Conference aims not just to review the gains made in the global fight against HIV and AIDS, but also to mobilize additional funding for the cause. Photo by: Rob Deutscher / CC BY

With more than 14,000 delegates registered, including the six AIDS researchers and activists who were among those killed when a plane was shot down last week over eastern Ukraine, the 20th International AIDS Conference kicked off yesterday in Melbourne, Australia.

The conference aims not just to review the gains made in the global fight against HIV and AIDS, but also to mobilize additional funding for the cause.

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    Anna Patricia Valerio

    Anna Patricia Valerio is a Manila-based development analyst focusing on writing innovative, in-the-know content for senior executives in the international development community. Before joining Devex, Patricia wrote and edited business, technology and health stories for BusinessWorld, a Manila-based business newspaper.