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Additional Investments In, Expansion Of Global Financing Facility Could Save Up To 35M Lives Of Women, Children In Poor Nations, BMJ Analysis Shows

The Telegraph: Call for more funding to save lives of 35m women and children in world’s poorest countries
“Up to 35 million lives could be saved by 2030 if a fund dedicated to improving the health of women and children is extended to 50 countries. An independent analysis of the Global Financing Facility (GFF) estimated that if the fund manages to attract an additional $2 billion from donors it could extend from 27 to 50 countries, saving up to 34.7m lives. … The analysis, published in the BMJ Global Health journal, projected the impact of the fund for the period 2017 to 2030…” (Gulland, 10/3).

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