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In Brief: Five-year health grant from USAID

In Brief: Five-year health grant from USAID

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced on Thursday a five-year, US$77 million health program designed to support the government's national health plan and expand upon existing efforts to combat HIV/Aids, tuberculosis and other infectious diseases. With the new program, US support for the Cambodian health sector will total $175 million over the next five years. USAID funding for the year 2008-09 totals $35.5 million, including $15.6 million devoted to HIV/AIDS programs.

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