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2013-12-02 16:24:06

Administration Commits to Providing up to $5 Billion Over Next Three Years WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an address recognizing World AIDS Day, President Barack Obama announced today that the U.S. Administration will commit up to $5 billion to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria over the next three years. Specifically, he said the United States will contribute $1 for every $2 provided by other donors worldwide through 2016, up to $5...

2013-09-25 20:22:11

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Fund's Fourth Replenishment Conference will be hosted by the United States in Washington D.C. in early December 2013, Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced today. Convened once every three years, the conference will secure funding for 2014-2016, enabling the Global Fund to support programs in countries that fight AIDS, TB and malaria effectively, and to save the lives of millions of people. Dr. Nafsiah Mboi, Chair...

2013-09-25 16:25:21

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced the U.S. government will host a pledging conference for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Washington, D.C., in early December 2013. The event will be held shortly after World AIDS Day and the one-year anniversary of the Obama Administration's launch of a blueprint calling for an AIDS-free generation. "I'm delighted that the Administration has decided to...

2013-03-21 16:25:18

Congress Passes Bill Maintaining Full Support for Global Fund WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Today Congress reinforced the United States' commitment to global health, passing a continuing resolution (CR) that secures robust funding for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Despite a constrained budget environment, the bill recognizes the critical needs met by the Global Fund and its partners, providing $1.65 billion for the fight against these...

2013-01-24 12:26:36

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Republic of Germany announced today that it will contribute EUR 1 billion to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, enabling health workers to continue efforts to prevent and treat these three highly infectious diseases. The announcement was made by Dirk Niebel, Germany's Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development at a news conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, also attended by Bill Gates,...

2012-03-20 10:25:19

Public-Private Partnerships Play Integral Role in Worldwide Effort to Provide Access to Lifesaving Prevention, Treatment and Care WASHINGTON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a public event today on Capitol Hill, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria spotlighted the contributions of public-private partnerships to the Global Fund's lifesaving work. From assistance in drug delivery, to...

2012-03-13 14:42:00

GENEVA, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today welcomed a $340 million contribution by Japan, the highest amount that Japan has ever made in 10 years of vigorous support for the Global Fund. Japan is now making its first payment of US$ 216 million for its 2012 contribution. "Japan has always been a leader in the fight against disease, but this is a great vote of confidence in our commitment to saving lives," said Gabriel Jaramillo,...

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2012-01-26 14:01:56

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announced at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Thursday that his foundation would be donating $750 million to help fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Gates said in a statement that by supporting the Global Fund to Fight Aids, "we can help change the fortunes of the poorest countries in the world." He said the funds could be used immediately to "save lives, whether it is bed nets (to protect against mosquitoes carrying malaria) or TB (tuberculosis)...

2012-01-26 03:15:00

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today renewed its commitment to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the Gates Foundation is giving $750 million through a promissory note--a new and innovative funding mechanism. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2012-01-26 03:20:00

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Announces $750 Million Contribution to the Global Fund, Affirming Support for the World's Largest Global Health Financier WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Gates Foundation Co-chair Bill Gates announced a $750 million contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The funds are committed in a promissory note, a new and innovative funding mechanism...