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…as international donors continually decreaseWith billions of dollars already pumped into the fight against HIV/AIDS in Guyana, the country isNAPS Programme Manager Shanti Singhplanning on increasing its allocations as international organisations are reportedly withdrawing their funds to this cause.This is according to Ministry of Health’s Parliamentary Secretary Joseph Hamilton who further said,Jerseys Wholesale, that the Government of Guyana has already begun looking into funding the HIV/AIDS fight from the 2015 budget.During a consultation session yesterday for the preparation of a report on HIV/AIDS, Hamilton said, “International partners are gradually removing themselves financially from the process and therefore, every year the government would have to continue to take up all the slack and pay attention to this problem.”He said too that funding, whether locally or internationally, played a great role in dealing with the HIV/AIDS epidemic. He said too, that the Ministry of Health and the government of Guyana, are constantly looking into ensuring persons are committed to continue to fund activities.He went on to say that,Cheap Jerseys Wholesale, at the level of the Ministry, the multi-billion dollar budget is expected to increase because “we will have to be paying attention financially to deal with the incidences and treatment of HIV and AIDS.”Hamilton further said that funding for the tuberculosis (TB) cause will also have to increase. HeMinistry of Health Parliamentary Secretary Joseph Hamiltonexplained that the incidence of HIV/AIDS was contributing to the incidence of TB. Though this co-infection had previously been “under control”, Hamilton emphasized that it was now necessary to find resources to pay attention to this issue.“As I would understand it also, the TB programme has its global funds withdrawing yearly in supporting activities,” Hamilton added.He continued, “The government is committed to ensuring that citizens that are affected by HIV and AIDS receive the best medical care. We have already started to plan for the new budget cycle.”Hamilton said that the information pertaining to the gradual scaling back of funds from donor partners was translated to him by Programme Manager National AIDS Programme Secretariat (NAPS),Cheap Jerseys, Dr. Shanti Singh. Therefore, he said, “In the 2015 budget we will take up some of the slack to make resources available where there will be a deficiency of resources coming from our donor partners.”He emphasized that the intention is to ensure that the service usually provided to citizens increase and become better.He noted that in the beginning of Guyana’s fight against the deadly disease, there had been “great challenges” and confusion. However, he said, Guyana has come a long way and would therefore not want to suffer a regression.“The government’s intention is to have this programme become stronger and better-resourced in the future so we will not regress.”He further emphasized that the programme was making great strides amongst persons living with HIV/AIDs by reinforcing their worth to society.He noted that the programme allowed for persons living with HIV/AIDs, regardless of where they reside,Cheap Authentic Jerseys, to access the necessary care so they can care for themselves. He said too, that the programme allowed them to become productive citizens. “So,Wholesale Jerseys USA, they do not see themselves as wards of the state,” Hamilton said.He continued, “We are trying to control the spread of HIV and AIDS and the incidence, and that for most persons who have contracted HIV, we have been able to put in place the necessary mechanisms…to ensure that people can live satisfying lives.”Interestingly, Hamilton’s statements come weeks after Singh declared that reports of dwindling funds for NAPS was not necessarily the true state of affairs.“I think the issue that we hear about is that there have been a significant reduction in funding but that may not necessarily be 100 per cent correct. What has happened, is that the donors have asked us to re-characterize how we will use the funds,” The NAPS Director had said during an interview with this newspaper.Dr. Singh had further said,NFL Jerseys Wholesale, that the programme is currently benefiting from funding from the Global Fund Project, the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDs Relief (PEPFAR) Fund, and a Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Cooperative Agreement.
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