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UN-backed fund reaches over 2 million people worldwide with AIDS treatment

More than 2 million people living with HIV have been reached with life-saving treatment thanks to the United Nations-backed Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, marking a 30 per cent jump from last year.

UN-backed fund lauds Australia’s offer to convert debt into health initiatives

The United Nations-backed Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today welcomed Australia’s decision to join an innovative debt conversion scheme which enables poor countries to free up more resources to fight the three deadly diseases.

UN-backed fund needs additional $4 billion to fund AIDS, TB and malaria efforts

The question of how to fill an estimated $4 billion funding gap in the United Nations-backed initiative that helps countries fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria needs to be urgently addressed, donors at a meeting in the Spanish city of Cáceres stressed today, as they wrapped up a review of resource needs.

Top UN official calls for fully funding fight against AIDS, TB and malaria

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria must be fully funded if countries are to achieve the goal of universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support, the head of the United Nations agency tasked with coordinating the AIDS response has stressed.

US approves almost $1 billion for UN-backed fund against killer diseases

The United Nations-backed Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today welcomed an announcement by the United States Congress that it will donate $900 million to its cause for this year.