The United States has donated an emergency supply of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs totaling $5.5 million to Uganda’s AIDS program, reports PlusNews. The treatments will help an estimated 72,000 people during the new two years. The donation is part of an increase in funding outlined in the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Uganda is set to receive more than $20 million a year from PEPFAR, but the United States has said that Uganda must find new funding sources in order to maintain sustainable HIV programs.

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