15 November 2016
Shawn Clackett

Global Fund Board Meets in Switzerland

This week, the Board of the The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will meet in Switzerland to decide how much money countries around the world will receive to help the millions of people living with these deadly diseases.

In September, the Global Fund Replenishment raised over $12.9 billion over three years of which Australia committed AUD $220 million.

  • TB kills one person every 18 seconds
  • AIDS kills one person every 20 seconds
  • Malaria kills one person every 30 seconds (mainly children under 5 years old)

It is time to #EndItForGood

Pacific Friends operates as a program within the Kirby Institute at the University of New South Wales.

Pacific Friends

Professor Janice Reid AC
Bill Bowtell AO
Executive Director

Pacific Friends of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is a high-level advocacy organisation which seeks to mobilise regional awareness of the serious threat posed by HIV & AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria to societies and economies in the Pacific. In pursuing its goals Pacific Friends has a specific interest in highlighting the need to protect the rights of women and children in the Pacific.


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