Debt plea by Aids-hit Zambia

Debt plea by Aids-hit Zambia

ZAMBIA, BESET by an Aids epidemic, said only large-scale debt relief could free the type of resources required to fight the crisis. Katele Kalumba, Finance Minister, told the 11th International Conference on Aids: "It is estimated 19 per cent of the adult population between the ages of 15 to 49 years is currently HIV-positive."

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