Global Fund Praises Japan For Increased Pledge For Sixth Replenishment

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund Welcomes Japan’s Commitment to Save One Million Lives
“The Global Fund praised the great leadership by the Government of Japan for its renewed, strong commitment against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria with funding that will contribute to saving one million lives in the coming three-year period. … Japan’s commitment will be achieved through a contribution of US$840 million to the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment. The pledge represents a 5 percent increase when compared with the previous three-year period. Japan’s pledge comes just days before Japan’s hosting of the G20 Summit in Osaka, on 28-29 June, where the first joint G20 finance and health ministers meeting will be held to discuss sustainable health financing to achieve universal health coverage…” (6/24).