The £220 million for HIV and neglected diseases health research announcement on 4 November 2009 is part of the £6 billion allocation for health systems announced in the Department for International Development's (DFID's) HIV/AIDS strategy.
To date, the Department for International Development (DFID) has committed a total of £115 million to the following projects for the period 2008-13:
£40 million to the International Aids Vaccine Initiative (IAVI);
£20 million to the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM);
£18 million to the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi);
£18 million to the TB Alliance (TBA);
£19 million to Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV).
Of this total committed, £35.5 million has been spent so far.