ABSTRACT

AIDS Funding for Federal Government Programs: FY1981-FY2009 [Updated April 23, 2008]   [open pdf - 120KB]

"Federal government spending on HIV (the human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is estimated at $23.3 billion in FY2008. Of the total, 63% is for treatment programs; research programs receive 13%; prevention programs receive 14%, and income support programs receive 10%. The Administration's government-wide request level for all HIV/AIDS programs in FY2009 is $24.1 billion. AIDS programs within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) account for 66% of the total amount spent on HIV/AIDS by the federal government in FY2008, a total of $15.2 billion for both discretionary and entitlement programs. Within the HHS discretionary budget, funding for HIV/AIDS research, prevention, and treatment programs has increased from $200,000 in FY1981 to an estimated $6.586 billion in FY2008; the Administration's request for FY2009 is $6.592 billion. This report provides an overview of HHS spending on HIV/AIDS as well as budget numbers for other federal government programs targeting HIV/AIDS. This report is updated once per year to reflect the new budget figures."

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, RL30731
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Date:
2008-04-23
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Public Domain
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U.S. Department of State: http://www.state.gov/
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pdf
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