Print this page    •   Back to Web version of article

International News
Global Fund Welcomes Pledge of $750 Million From Nordic Countries

September 6, 2013

"The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria strongly welcomed a pledge of $750 million by Nordic countries, a highly significant contribution to defeating these three infectious diseases," a press release from the fund states, noting, "The announcement was made in Stockholm on September 4 in a joint statement by Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Iceland and the United States, and coincided with meetings by their leaders with President Barack Obama, hosted by Sweden." The press release adds, "Collectively, the pledge represents over $150 million in increased funds from the Nordic countries. The statement specified that the contribution would unlock an additional $375 million from the U.S., signaling the leverage of every pledge" (9/5).

Back to other news for September 2013


This information was reprinted from kff.org 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.




This article was provided by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. It is a part of the publication Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report. You can find this article online by typing this address into your Web browser:
http://www.thebody.com/content/72625/global-fund-welcomes-pledge-of-750-million-from-no.html

General Disclaimer: TheBody.com is designed for educational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services. The information provided through TheBody.com should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, consult your health care provider.