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Sir Elton John to donate £3m to Africa to tackle HIV

November 5th, 2015

Episode 703 of 1279 episodes

Sir Elton John says his charitable foundation is to donate 3m to improve access to HIV therapies for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Africa. His contribution will be matched by the US government, as part of a joint initiative to focus on vulnerable groups in sub-Saharan Africa. Sir Elton also said he is currently arranging to meet Russian president Vladimir Putin to discuss LGBT rights. Joining Sir Elton on the subject was Ambassador Deborah L.Birx, the US Global Aids Coordinator.

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