Global Fund, ICRC To Collaborate On Enhancing HIV, TB, Malaria Response In Conflict-Affected Areas, Detention Centers
International Committee of the Red Cross: Global Fund and ICRC join forces to enhance response to HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in conflict-affected areas
“The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) met Monday to announce a collaboration agreement focused on providing better care to individuals and communities burdened by these diseases in hard-to-reach conflict-affected areas and detention centers. The letter of intent was signed by Yves Daccord, the ICRC director general, and Peter Sands, the Global Fund executive director. It will see both organizations exchange knowledge and expertise, and work together on areas of common concern, including collaborating on the response to HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria and exploring ways to expand systemic health capacity in penitentiary systems…” (7/17).