U.N. Establishes Zika Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund To Support Efforts By U.N. Agencies, Partners
U.N. News Centre: U.N. launches multi-partner trust fund for Zika virus response
“United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [on Friday] announced the establishment of the U.N. Zika Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) to finance critical unfunded priorities in the response to the Zika outbreak. The fund, which aims to provide a rapid, flexible, and accountable platform to support a coordinated response from the U.N. system and partners, will directly support the Zika Strategic Response Framework, developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in consultation with U.N. agencies, partners, and international epidemiological experts…” (5/6).