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Volume 113: debated on Monday 30 March 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what response he has made to the World Health Organisation's call for further funding for its AIDS programme following the visit to him on 24 March of Dr. Jonathan Mann, the director in charge of this programme.

I have told Dr. Mann that, subject to parliamentary approval, Britain intends to contribute £3 million in the financial year 1987–88 to the World Health Organisation's special programme on AIDS. This contribution represents about 12 per cent. of the estimated financial requirements of the special programme in 1987.