Global Fund Raises $12.9 Billion to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

By Allison Lampert MONTREAL, Sept 18 – A global fund has raised over $12.9 billion from international donors as part of a campaign aimed at effectively eradicating AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis by 2030, conference organizers said on Saturday. The Global Fund asked government, faith-based and private-sector partners to raise a total of $13 billion at

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In the Lab: Six Innovations Scientists Hope Will End Malaria

By Katy Migiro ARUSHA, Tanzania, June 8 – After being abandoned as too ambitious in 1969, global plans to eliminate malaria are back on the agenda, with financial backing from the world’s richest couple, Bill and Melinda Gates, and U.S. President Barack Obama. The Gateses aim to eradicate malaria by 2040 by doubling funding over

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