Infrastructure Schemes Can Help Combat HIV Risks, ADB Top Official Says

Infrastructure projects can be utilized to help curb the spread of HIV and other diseases, Asian Development Bank vice president Ursula Schaefer-Preuss

participants of the ongoing ninth International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific in Bali, Indonesia. ADB is further developing its current HIV action plans for infrastructure projects to cover the preparation and post-construction stages aside from the construction phase, Schaefer-Preuss said. She added that the regional lender will also help partner nations draft and execute HIV strategies for the infrastructure sector.

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    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.