Investing in the future : the Global Fund at three years

GLOBAL FUND TO FIGHT AIDS, TUBERCULOSIS AND MALARIA
Publication Date 
2005
66 p

The purpose of the Global Fund is to finance programs designed to reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria through a system of performance-based grants. This document assesses the first three years of activity. It points out that Global Fund financing has reached tens millions of people through a wide range of prevention programmes. It has contributed to the scaling up of ARV treatment, providing access to the drugs for 130,000 people. Significant results have also been obtained in the fight against tuberculosis, while distribution of insecticide-treated mosquito nets has been disappointing. The report provides detailed information, particularly useful for health and development organizations willing to apply for grants

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