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U.S. Pledges Up To $4.3B Through 2019 To Global Fund

White House Blog: Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on the United States’ Global Fund Pledge
“…I am pleased to announce that the United States is committing up to $4.3 billion through 2019 to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, subject to congressional appropriations. We are committing to match one dollar for every two dollars in pledges made by other donors through September 30th, 2017. We are calling on all partners to contribute generously in order to leverage our matching pledge to reach the Global Fund’s replenishment goal of $13 billion for the three year period from 2017 to 2019, averting 300 million new infections and saving an additional eight million lives ‎from HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis by 2020…” (8/31).

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund Welcomes U.S. Leadership in Global Health
“The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria warmly welcomed an announcement by the United States government to contribute up to US$4.3 billion to the Global Fund, a demonstration of outstanding commitment to global health…” (8/31).

Friends of the Global Fight Blog: Friends Applauds Administration Pledge For Global Fund Replenishment
“…[Rice’s] announcement comes as government and private sector leaders from around the world prepare to announce three-year financial commitments to the Global Fund. This upcoming conference, the Fifth Voluntary Replenishment of the Global Fund, will kick off a multi-year effort to raise funds for the world’s largest public health financier and lifesaving partnerships in more than 140 countries…” (8/31).

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