Published in AIDS Weekly, August 12th, 2002
The fund donated 600 million rand ($60 million) for AIDS victims in the KwaZulu-Natal province, where government studies indicate more than one in three people are HIV-positive.
But Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang said the fund had broken an agreement with the national government by channeling the money directly to provincial health authorities instead of the South African National AIDS Council.
"The global fund was trying to bypass the democratically elected...
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