World disease fund gets added 1.6 billion dollars shot in arm

GENEVA, May 10: The Global Fund, a leading financier in the struggle against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, expects to have an additional 1.6 billion dollars to fund projects in 2012-2014, its new chief said yesterday, a turnaround from a funding freeze last year. “It’s a positive outlook where we did not have a positive outlook before,” the Fund’s General Manager Gabriel Jaramillo told. (agencies)

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