France ups Global Fund pledge by 20% to a €1.3 billion total

In a final push to reach the US$14.0 billion target, French president Emmanuel Macron joined Bill Gates in making increased commitments for the coming three-year period of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, whose sixth replenishment conference was held in Lyon. Macron and Gates announced that they would each pledge an additional US$60 million on top of pledges announced earlier in the day. 

In total, France increased its contribution by 20% to €1.3 billion (US$1.4 billion) including the additional US$60 million announced by President Macron.

Press release - Global Fund to fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria

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