Global Fund Raises $12.9B to Fight AIDS, TB, Malaria
|09/18/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
A global fund has raised over $12.9 billion from international donors as part of a campaign aimed at effectively eradicating AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis by 2030, conference organizers said Saturday.
The Global Fund asked government, faith-based and private-sector partners to raise $13 billion at a donor conference in Montreal to support its activities over the next three years, starting in 2017.
“We can declare success, for we have saved the lives of 8 million people in the coming years,” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters after attending the conference, which drew several heads of state, singer Bono and Microsoft Corp. co-founder read more >>>