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Open Letter To Global Fund Expresses Concern Over Partnership With Beer Maker Heineken

Reuters: Health campaigners decry global HIV fund’s deal with Heineken
“International health campaigners and alcohol concern groups called on a major global HIV and malaria fund on Thursday to end immediately a partnership it had signed with the Dutch brewer Heineken. In an open letter to the director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, an alliance of more than 2,000 health organizations voiced ‘deep concern’ and said the deal would only help Heineken broaden its marketing reach…” (Kelland/Blenkinsop, 2/1).

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