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Getting To Zero
20 Sep 2016 - 11:26

GENEVA – African countries increased investments in the Global Fund as global health partners seek to galvanize all sources of funding to end AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics, and to build resilient and sustainable systems for health. Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Togo, and Zimbabwe each made contributions to the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment, hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada in Montreal on 16-17 September. Altogether, the conference secured pledges of more than $12.9 billion from partners across the world.

20 Sep 2016 - 11:22

MONTREAL – At the launch of the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment, donors pledged over US$12.9 billion for the next three years, demonstrating extraordinary global commitment toward ending the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria for good. Hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who stressed youth engagement as a key to success in global health, the conference welcomed significantly increased pledges from several donors. Canada increased its own contribution by 23 percent, many new partners pledged for the first time, and private sector contributions more than doubled.

14 Sep 2016 - 09:46

An  HIV-positive Georgia man who used Craigslist to have unprotected sex with at least two women will spend the next 10 years in prison, prosecutors announced last week.

James Allen Propes recklessly arranged to have sex with two victims in August 2014 without ever bringing up his diagnosis, according to a statement from the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s office.

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