Govt to Increase AIDS Grant to Provinces
Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, says the dedicated HIV/AIDS allocation to provinces will increase over the next three years.
Gordhan announced that spending on their HIV/AIDS conditional grant will rise from R6 billion this year, to R10.6 billion in 2013/14.
He said total annual spending on HIV/AIDS, including hospital treatment, is about R20 billion, adding that the conditional grant includes R60 million for the circumcision programme.
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