Documenting the journey of a Cameroonian filmmaker
The Global Fund for the Fight against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, has approved Cameroon’s project proposal for Round 10 for the fight against HIV/AIDS. As such, Cameroon will benefit from a donation of FCFA 63,800 billion for a period of five years (2011-2015) from the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS only. The announcement was made at the end of the Administrative Council session of the Global Fund that took place from December 13 to 15.
In all, Cameroon will receive a total amount of about FCFA 150 billion from the Global Fund within the framework of the fight against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria during the period of 2011-2015. Of the amount, FCFA 75 billion will be used to fight malaria; FCFA 11 billion for tuberculosis, while FCFA 63,800 will be to curb HIV/AIDS (as mentioned earlier).The Minister of Public Health, André Mama Fouda says this special gift from the Global Fund has come to add to the efforts of the government in preventing and ensuring free treatment for those living with HIV/AIDS.
Knowing Cameroonians, I pray this money is actually used for its intended purposes. I pray oh!