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Hiv/Aids: Public Education Spending

Volume 621: debated on Wednesday 31 January 2001

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asked Her Majesty's Government:How the money for public education about HIV/ AIDS was spent by the Department of Health in 1999–2000 and 2000–01. [HL443]

In 1999–2000 the Department of Health spent £1.6 million on work for gay men and people who travel to, or have links with, high-prevalence countries and £1.4 million on the general population, including World AIDS Day.In 2000–01 the department allocated £1.6 million for gay men and people who travel to, or have links with, high-prevalence countries and £0.73 million for the general population.The Government also fund the National AIDS Helpline.In addition, the department allocates £55 million to health authorities to spend on HIV/AIDS prevention.