The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
At the launch of the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment, hosted by the Government of Canada, where leaders from all over the world gathered to show global commitment toward ending the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria for Good,
the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has announced that today that pledges from private donors and innovative financing initiatives reached US$250 million for the coming three years, more than twice as much as in the previous period.Private sector companies play a pivotal role in the Global Fund partnership, contributing expertise that enhances the impact of programs supported by the Global Fund, in addition to contributing funding. Maria-Claude Bibeau, Canada’s Minsiter of International Development and La Francophonie has said that they have come together in Montreal to show the world that we are committed to ending AIDS, TB, and malaria for good, “In working closely with our partners, we have taken great strides towards helping the world’s poorest and most vulnerable. As we mark the beginning of the new replenishment period, Canada looks forward to working even more closely with our partners to improve human rights, achieve gender equality and end these epidemics by 2030. David Sin, Founder of Fullerton Health Foundation International, has pledged S$7.5 million over the next 3 years, in addition to in-kind contributions. “Business partners all have a role to play in giving back to our communities, to support the end of epidemics and foster healthy populations.