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Global Fund will eliminate vertical transmission of HIV by 2015 if funding continues at present level, report says

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 22 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1632
  1. Rory Watson
  1. 1Brussels

    The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria is on target to meet its major aim of reducing the incidence of the three diseases by 2015, according to projections in its latest results report.

    However, the Geneva based organisation, which will this week start the formal process of trying to secure international funding for the next three years, warns that progress will depend on its current scale of health funding being at least maintained or, ideally, increased.

    Presenting the fund’s latest assessment, its executive director, Michel Kazatchkine, said, “No other area of development has seen such a direct and rapid correlation between donor investments …

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