Global Fund 70% of the $ 14 million mobilized will go to Africa
he financial replenishment conference raised $ 14 billion on October 10 in Lyon. The record sum should allow, according to the Global Fund, to save an additional 16 million lives and end the epidemics caused by the three diseases by 2030. The momentum for “speeding up the movement” was shared by many African states who wanted to be more than just a beneficiary and become contributors to the Global Fund, in addition to national health budgets, participation. Kenya has increased its contribution by 20% to $ 6 million and Nigeria to $ 12 million. Côte d’Ivoire has pledged $ 1.5 million and Zimbabwe $ 1 million. Mali becomes a donor with the sum of half a million euros and the Central African Republic has committed nearly one million euros.