International Population Assistance Funds 2008 vs 1995

May 9, 2015

The proportion of international population assistance funds that went to family planning fell to just 6 percent in 2008, down from 55 percent in 1995, while spending on H.I.V./AIDS represented 74 percent of the total in 2008, up from just 9 percent in 1995, according to Rachel Nugent, a professor of global health at the University of Washington, who cited figures from the United Nations Population Fund

 

Sabrina Tavernise, "Study Says Meeting Contraception Needs Could Cut Maternal Deaths by a Third." The New York Times. The New York Times, 9 July 2012. Web. 16 July 2012. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/10/health/meeting-contraception-needs-cou... [verified 4/22/14]

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