US releases $2.2m to Zimbabwe’s health sector

Published on 19 March 2009

This recent contribution brings the total US humanitarian assistance to Zimbabwe ’s food and health crisis to over US$260 million since October 2007. The US is the leading food donor, providing nearly 70 percent of all international food aid distributed in Zimbabwe through NGOs and the UN World Food Programme this year. In addition, the US will contribute over US$30 million this year for HIV and Aids programmes, in addition to paying for 33 percent of the Global Fund’s multilateral programmes

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