Report Finds that Organisations of Key Populations in LAC Have Little Access to Global Fund Money

Published: May 7, 2009

Report Finds that Organisations of Key Populations in LAC Have Little Access to Global Fund Money

Although the HIV epidemic in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is largely concentrated among men who have sex with men, sex workers, transgendered people, and, in some countries, drug users, organisations representing these "key populations" receive very little of the Global Fund money being spent in the region. This is one of the findings of a study undertaken by the International HIV/AIDS Alliance.

A report on the study, entitled "Report on Access to Global Fund Resources by HIV/AIDS Key Populations in Latin America and the Caribbean," is available on the Alliance website at www.aidsalliance.org. For the study, the Alliance analysed 15 of the 35 HIV/AIDS Global Fund grants in LAC.

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