●The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
•The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (or simply the Global Fund) is an international financing organization.
•It aims to “attract, leverage and invest additional resources to end the epidemics of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria to support attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations
•Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by the diseases.
•The organization maintains its secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland
•It is designed to promote innovative solutions to global health challenges. It works in partnership with governments, civil society, technical agencies, and people affected by the diseases.
•India joined the Global Fund as a donor in 2006, and has contributed a total USD 46.5 million to date.
•In 2019, the Government of India pledged USD 22 million to the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment for 2020-22, demonstrating shared commitment toward ending the epidemics of HIV, TB and malaria.