Reorganisation at Global Fund sparks $1.6bn in new donationsBMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e3402 (Published 14 May 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e3402
- Anne Gulland
Charities have urged the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria to kick start its funding programme after it announced that it has more than $1.6bn (£1bn; €1.2bn) in extra money.
In November the fund said it was suspending funding for new projects until 2014 because of a shortfall in donations.1 But on 9 May it announced that a new financial forecast showed that in 2012-14 it would have more than $1.6bn in additional funding on top of the $616m it is currently spending on existing programmes.
Gabriel Jaramillo, the fund’s newly appointed general manager, said that the forecast was better …