South Africa: New Aids Plan 'Needs Business Help'

Author: Amy Musgrave, Business Day [South Africa], Published on: 15 March 2007

Government and civil society groups yesterday appealed to business to help finance the country’s most ambitious HIV/AIDS plan yet...Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka...called on Business Unity South Africa...to “match us (government) rand for rand”...Congress of South African Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi...said business should help establish a fund similar to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to finance the plan.

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