Blog Posts Highlight Recent Actions Surrounding Global Fund Replenishment
In two posts, the Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks” blog summarizes a Georgetown University event that took place Wednesday, titled “The Global Fund 2014-2016: Sustaining the Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.” In the first post, the blog includes comments from speakers Mark Dybul, Global Fund executive director; David Stevenson, director of global initiatives at the Canadian International Development Agency; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci; former U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Eric Goosby; and CDC Director Tom Frieden (Barton, 12/4). The second post includes comments from Dybul, Stevenson, and Lucy Chesire, executive director of the TB ACTION Group in Kenya and a Global Fund board member, who also spoke at the event, as well as reaction to the pledges from Médecins Sans Frontières and Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University (Barton, 12/5). The Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Smart Global Health” blog presents several videos discussing the Global Fund (12/5).