U.S. Support Of Global Fund Helped Save 27M Lives, Friends Of The Global Fight Says
Friends of the Global Fight: 27 Million Lives Saved Through Global Fund-Supported Programming
“In its annual Results Report released [Wednesday], the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) announced that its investments to fight the world’s deadliest infectious diseases have saved more than 27 million lives since the organization was founded in 2002. … ‘Thanks to Congress’s continued bipartisan support, America has helped save 27 million lives through the Global Fund,’ said Chris Collins, president of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. ‘That’s a remarkable achievement, and it’s possible because of the Global Fund’s focus on results and accountability, and through its collaboration with U.S. bilateral global health programs including PEPFAR, the President’s Malaria Initiative, and the USAID tuberculosis program’…” (9/12).