Kofi Annan describes new health fund for developing countriesBMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7297.1265 (Published 26 May 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1265
- Phyllida Brown, Exeter
The United Nations' secretary general, Kofi Annan, began last week to describe the details of a planned fund to combat major diseases in developing countries.
The Global AIDS and Health Fund, first mentioned by Mr Annan last month at an African leaders' summit (5 May, p 1082), will target not only AIDS, as first suggested, but also tuberculosis and malaria. …