Published in AIDS Weekly, December 22nd, 1997
The government budget for condoms for prostitutes has been slashed to 15 million baht (US$375,000) from a proposed 65 million baht (US$1.6 million), said Chawalit Tantinimitkul, head of planning at the Public Health Ministry's AIDS division.
Government financing for aid agencies dealing with AIDS has been slashed by a third to 60 million baht (US$1.5 million).
The budget cuts indicate that the economic crisis that has rocked Thailand with a plummeting...
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