U.S. Funding For Malaria Under Threat, Senator Warns; $8.5B Needed To Eliminate Disease In 34 Countries By 2030, Paper Estimates
Devex: The fight against malaria, at a critical juncture
“…Global spending on malaria control totaled $2.6 billion in 2013, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Major funders include countries affected by the disease as well as the United Kingdom and the World Bank. … If the U.S. government is unable to find solutions to it’s discretionary budget woes, [Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)] warns, malaria funding in 2016 and beyond may plummet, leaving malaria-endemic countries without sufficient resources to cope…” (Anders/Tyson, 1/15).
SciDev.Net: Bill to end malaria in 34 nations put at $8.5 billion
“Thirty four nations have officially adopted the target of eliminating malaria within 15 years. Now a paper has estimated that this could require around US$8.5 billion in sustained financing to 2030…” (Sharma, 1/15).
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