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Overseas Aid

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what proportion of the funding provided by his Department to UNITAID was allocated to tuberculosis drugs, vaccine and diagnostics in the latest period for which figures are available. (316703)

Donor contributions to UNITAID are not earmarked for specific purposes. At the end of 2009, the cumulative total of funding provided to UNITAID by all donors was $1,017,801,290. Of this amount grants supporting TB treatments and diagnostics were just over 11 per cent. at $113,379,034.