In Africa, we must do the most good with each pound spent on Aids-HIV
Article in The Guardian by Bjørn Lomborg.
With donor money to fight HIV and Aids falling, spending in sub-Saharan Africa must be targeted to get the best results.
There are few global issues more urgent or devastating than the toll of HIV and Aids in Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa has 10% of the world's population but is home to 70% of those living with HIV and Aids. The problem is neither beaten nor going away: new infections continue to outpace the number of people put on treatment. Across Africa, the disease is estimated to have reduced average national growth rates by 2-4 percentage points a year.