Canada Announces Increase In Global Fund Contribution Ahead Of Hosting Replenishment Conference

Globe and Mail: Canada boosts aid to fight Big Three infectious diseases
“Canada hopes its plan to ‘proactively increase’ its contributions to fighting the world’s three most deadly infectious diseases — tuberculosis, AIDS, and malaria — will inspire others to do the same, the federal health minister says. … Canada has already announced its contribution — $785 million (Canadian) over three years — which is a 20 percent increase over its previous donation of $650 million…” (Picard, 7/24).