Skip to main content

South Asia: HIV Infection

Volume 478: debated on Thursday 26 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what resources his Department provided to help reduce the spread of HIV and AIDS in South and South East Asia in each of the last five years. (213246)

Details of bilateral financial resources provided by DFID to help reduce the spread of HIV and AIDS in South and South East Asia, in each of the last five financial years, are given in the following table. Final figures for 2007-08 are not yet available.

Bilateral expenditure on HIV and AIDS in South and South East Asia 2002-03 to 2006-07

£000

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

South Asia

25,411

31,019

53,174

60,944

74,944

South East Asia

4,223

8,451

12,612

26,998

26,796

Total

29,634

39,470

65,786

87,942

101,740

DFID also provides multilateral assistance to a range of organisations, some of which is used to fight HIV and AIDS in South and South East Asia, including: the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM); the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) and other UN organisations; the European Commission and the World Bank.