South Africa Faces Huge Cuts in AIDS Assistance

South Africa is facing

in donor aid for HIV/AIDS program from 2010 to 2015, Health-e reports. Funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development, in particular, is expected to come down in the next five years, said Roxana Rogers, the agency's health team leader in the country. Rogers also warned that the U.S. may not be able to provide additional funding for HIV/AIDS in the coming years.

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  • Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.