September 26, 2013
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria's "Fourth Replenishment Conference will be hosted by the United States in Washington, D.C., in early December 2013, Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced [Wednesday]," a Global Fund press release reports. "Convened once every three years, the conference will secure funding for 2014-2016, enabling the Global Fund to support programs in countries that fight AIDS, TB and malaria effectively, and to save the lives of millions of people," the press release states, adding, "Nafsiah Mboi, chair of the Board of the Global Fund, said the decision by the U.S. demonstrates an exceedingly strong commitment to global health, willingness to invest and a determination to lead others toward the same goal" (9/25).
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