The US is said to be the largest provider of funds for AIDS in Africa.
However, it would appear that the funding is misdirected, if this piece from Radio Netherlands is correct:
"The administration of US President George Bush has been accused of undermining the global fight against Aids. The US is investing billions of dollars in Aids-prevention campaigns in countries with a high prevalence, particularly in Africa. But a report by the US Congressional Research Office says the money is only being spent on programmes which teach abstinence and fidelity."
So, Radio Netherlands' Pieternel Gruppen spoke to Joe Amon, head of the Aids programme for Human Rights Watch who is also critical of Washington's anti-Aids campaign. Read the interview here.