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Bush Proposes Massive Funding For AIDS Relief

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Bush Proposes Massive Funding For AIDS Relief

Bush Proposes Massive Funding For AIDS Relief

Bush Proposes Massive Funding For AIDS Relief

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President Bush wants Congress to spend $15 billion to fight AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean. There's little argument the money is needed, but is it enough and how should it be spent? NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to experts about the politics and economics of fighting AIDS.

Guests:

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health

Dr. Paul Zeitz, executive director of Global Aids Alliance

Sophia Mukasa Monico, Global Aids Policy Officer at the Global Health Council

Rep. Jim Kolbe (R-AZ), chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations

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