Netherlands Donates $166M To Help Establish AIDS Research Institute
Dutch Public Health Minister Hans Hoogervorst has announced that the country will invest about $166 million in AIDS research, Radio Netherlands reported on Tuesday, according to Xinhua/People's Daily. Speaking at AIDS Vaccine 2006 -- a three-day international AIDS vaccine conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands -- Hoogervorst said the funds will go toward creating an AIDS research institute. Dutch universities and pharmaceutical companies also will make contributions to the institute (Xinhua/People's Daily, 8/30).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.