Government strategy on HIV and AIDS in developing countries lacks detail, say MPs

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 02 December 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2832
  1. Oona Mashta
  1. 1London

    A committee of MPs has criticised a £6bn (€7.1bn; $8.9bn) UK strategy on tackling HIV and AIDS in developing countries for failing to provide details of how it will work in practice to achieve its goals.

    The House of Commons International Development Committee said in a new report that the plan was “strong on rhetoric” but lacked vital information on how the effects of what it did would be measured. The government has pledged the money over seven years to achieve universal access to prevention and treatment of HIV by 2010.

    The strategy was published …

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