US Hikes Funding to Combat AIDS in Malawi

Some $45 million each year will be made available for Malawi's anti-HIV/AIDS efforts as the U.S. government has agreed to double its financing to help the African nation combat the fatal disease,

reported. The new agreement, which forms part of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, seeks to diminish new HIV infections and enhance the quality of treatment and care services.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

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