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China performing well in combating AIDS, TB, malaria

Staff Writers | 08 Nov 2007 | China View

China has made remarkable achievements in combating AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, said a French doctor specializing in infectious diseases. Michel Kazatchkine, executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, said it had so far donated 424 million U.S. dollars to support China's fight against the three diseases.

Berlin meeting raises 9.7 bln dollars for AIDS, TB, malaria

None | 27 Sep 2007 | Agence France Presse

Donors pledged here 9.7 billion dollars to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria over the next three years in "a great day" for the battle against the three pandemics, former UN chief Kofi Annan said.

Global Fund Scandal a Lesson

Editorial | 12 Mar 2007 | New Vision

That Uganda has been blacklisted by the Global Fund is a blow to the country. As a result, $16m in funds are being lost: $14.7m for malaria and $1.1m for tuberculosis.

Uganda loses $16m Global Fund aid

Felix Osike | 11 Mar 2007 | New Vision

The Global Fund has permanently terminated two grants to Uganda for malaria and tuberculosis because of what it called "unsatisfactory performance." As a result, Uganda has missed about $16 million (sh28b).

French ambassador to lead fund fighting AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria

Associated Press | 08 Feb 2007 | International Herald Tribune

Dr. Michel Kazatchkine was chosen to head the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Global Fund Director Under Fire

John Donnelly | 05 Feb 2007 | Boston Globe

Sir Richard Feachem is accused of frivolous charges to a Credit Suisse expense account allegedly reserved for emergencies.

Uganda: Govt Approves 960m/= for GF Investigation

Hussein Bogere | 01 Feb 2007 | Monitor (Kampala)

The government has given a green light for Police to investigate individuals alleged to have misappropriated the Global Fund to fight malaria, tuberculosis and Aids.

Malaria Deaths in Children Reduce by Half

Richard Attenkah | 24 Jan 2007 | Ghanaian Chronicle (Accra)

Dr. Constance Bart-Plange, Programme Manager of the National Malaria Control Programme Ghana, has disclosed that malaria deaths in children in the country has reduced by half between 2003 and the end of 2006.

Global health organization prepares to name leader

John Donnelly | 09 Jan 2007 | Boston Globe

John Donnelly reviews candidates for the next Directorship of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.

A Question of Will

Editorial | 18 Dec 2006 | Washington Post

Fighting scourges such as malaria and AIDS requires strong institutions.