Courtesy call by the executive director of the Global Fund
Mr. Peter Sands, the Executive Director of Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, paid a courtesy call this afternoon to our Chargé d’Affairs a.i. Mrs Kim Ramoneda and our Head of Cooperation Mr. Cyril Gerardon.
They talked about the preparations for the upcoming replenishment conference and on the importance of French diplomacy in promoting Global Fund successes.
With 12 billion dollars for 2017-2019, the Global Fund against HIV/Aids, tuberculosis and malaria is one of the major promoters of global health worldwide.
France is the 2nd largest donor to the Global Fund contributing to 13% of the total funding. Health is one of the 5 sectoral priorities of the French aid to development.