MSF Calls On Global Fund Board To Change Policies, Practices For Countries Transitioning From Donor Support

Médecins Sans Frontières: HIV and TB treatment at risk as countries gradually lose Global Fund support
“Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has called on the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to make urgent changes to their policies and practices for countries transitioning away from, or gradually losing, donor support, which increase the risk of critical drug stock-outs and alarming drug quality issues in many countries. … ‘Allowing countries to fall off a cliff without mitigating the risks for people who need treatment could reverse nearly two decades of progress against two of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases,’ [Els Torreele, executive director of MSF’s Access Campaign, said]…” (11/13).