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HIV/AIDS

07 October 2010

Disease fight hampered by donors

Donors pledged over $11.5 billion to fight Aids, malaria and TB over the next three years, but the head of the Global Fund said it was not enough to protect everyone at risk.

Donors pledged over $11.5 billion to fight Aids, malaria and tuberculosis over the next three years, but the head of the fund waging the battle said it was not enough to protect millions of people at risk.

Michel Kazatchkine, executive director of the Global Fund to Fight Aids, TB and Malaria, noted that the pledges fell below the minimum of $13 billion the fund says is needed to sustain the fight against the killer diseases.

 

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