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Tanzania gets massive Aids boost

Published May 14, 2005

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Dar es Salaam - The Global Fund on Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria is to donate $157-million to Tanzania to help fight Aids in the east African nation, the treasury said in a statement on Saturday.

The grant brings to a total of $563-million the funds issued to Tanzania since the Global Fund was established in 2002, the statement said.

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Two million people in Tanzania are estimated to be infected with the virus that causes Aids, while malaria claims about 100 000 lives a year, according to health ministry estimates.

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