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Key Points About the Global Fund From Executive Director Dybul

April 18, 2013

Writing in the International Health Policies blog, Rachel Hammonds of the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Belgium, writes about a "panel discussion organized by several [members of the European Parliament (MEPs)], the Stop AIDS Alliance and others at the European Parliament on 8 April" that discussed the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. She describes what she calls "[t]hree key takeaways" from Global Fund Executive Director Mark Dybul: "First, Dybul emphasized that the Global Fund (new and old) is a 21st century partnership model" that "aims to be country owned, embraces participation and acts as a catalyst for increased domestic financing"; "Second, according to Dybul the Global Fund aims to be a learning organization that drives change and then responds to that change"; and, "Finally, a theme that ran through [European Commission Deputy Director General for Development and Cooperation (DEVCO) Klaus] Rudischhauser and Dybul's comments, human rights." She concludes, "[H]opefully [Dybul's points] will translate into the funding the Global Fund needs to help fight three global killers" (4/16).

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This information was reprinted from with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report, search the archives, and sign up for email delivery. © Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.

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