Global Fund nets record haul of $14B to eliminate HIV, TB and malaria
The global fund that was established to fight some of the world’s deadliest diseases — HIV, TB, and malaria — raised a record $14.25 billion yesterday from donor countries, NGOs, and private companies.
While the total still fell short of its target of raising $18 billion, the Global Fund said this was the largest amount raised since the organization was set up in 2002, adding that the donations could help save 20 million lives and avert 450 million new infections.
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