Tackling HIV/AIDs in Uganda through taxation

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  • Tackling HIV and AIDS through taxation
    • Used to be assisted by foreign aid, between 2004-2011 they received $1.8 billion
    • Small taxations placed on interest; air tickets; drinks and cigarettes; services traded; and telephone calls
    • Revenue generated will be spent on condom distribution, reducing STIs and mother to child transmission
    • Currently only 11% of funding comes from the Government and 1% from the private sector

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