In a much anticipated announcement during the Replenishment Conference in New York on Monday and Tuesday this week, the Obama Administration revealed a $4 billion pledge to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria over the next three years.
Ambassador Goosby prepares to testify last week at a hearing on PEPFAR in front of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Eric Goosby, MD, spoke to reporters Tuesday morning about the administration’s support for the Global Fund, emphasizing a firm call to action that the Fund make much-needed reforms to ensure investments and expanded ability to save lives.
“The $4 billion over three years represents a 38 percent increase over the preceding three years,” Goosby said. “That’s by far the biggest increase of any donor nation this year.”
Goosby outlined three goals for the U.S. pledge to the Global Fund that “would allow the Fund to do its job and do it better”…