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Volume 264: debated on Monday 23 October 1995

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what projects are currently being supported by the ODA to combat the spread of HIV-AIDS in developing countries. [37751]

The United Kingdom currently supports bilaterally some 60 projects in 24 developing countries. Financial commitments amount to £67.4 million through the bilateral aid programme. A proportion of the United Kingdom's contributions to UN organisations, the World bank and the European Commission is also used for HIV-AIDS-related activities. In particular, the United Kingdom has provided £37.3 million to the World Health Organisation global programme on AIDS since its inception in 1987.