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close this bookDebt Relief and AIDS - Slides (UNAIDS, 2000, 9 p.)
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View the documentA strong response to AIDS in Africa will be costly
View the documentDebt Crisis in Africa
View the documentExample: Zambia’s Debt Burden
View the documentDebt Relief: Can It Help Africa with AIDS?
View the documentRole of UNAIDS: Poverty, HIV/AIDS, Debt
View the documentMozambique as an example
View the documentUganda as a second example
View the documentSocial Funds: An Untapped Source for AIDS?

Example: Zambia’s Debt Burden

· Total debt obligation $ 6.5 billion

· In 1998, Zambia paid $125 million in debt servicing -- equal to 69% of social sector budget

· District Health Boards only received 22% of planned budget in 1999 to fight HIV/AIDS and all other health crises