Malawi receives $300 million grant to fight AIDS

Malawi has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world, straining the impoverished country's healthcare system and economyMalawi President Peter Mutharika said Thursday the country had received a grant of $ 332 million (292 million euros) to fight AIDS and other diseases, bringing much-needed support to a nation wrestling with public health problems. Malawi has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world, straining the impoverished country's healthcare system and economy. Mutharika accepted the grant from international aid organisation The Global Fund in Lilongwe, Malawi's administrative capital.



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