November 15, 2011 in Daily Bulletin
The issue of HIV/AIDS is very important to a plethora of people around the world. As developed countries cut their funding for research, the Copenhagen Consensus Center and the Rush Foundation instituted a project called RethinkHIV. The goal of this project was to find the most efficient use of money in AIDS research in order to benefit society as a whole as much as possible. Here are the five key areas noted by economists:
- Find an HIV vaccine
- Spend more on prevention of mother to child transmission
- Make blood transfusions safer
- Increased use of male circumcision
- Direct funds to the most infectious
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