WHO and Global Fund sign cooperation agreement to scale up HIV, TB and Malaria treatment

AFRICA – The World Health Organization and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have signed a cooperation and financing agreement to implement 10 strategic initiatives to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics and strengthen systems for health. This new agreement, which will cover the 2021-2023 implementation period, aims to address some of the persistent challenges that impede progress against the three diseases and protect hard-won gains from new pandemics like COVID-19. In 2019, a total of 1.4 million people died from tuberculosis and…

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