Davos booster for $18 billion fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria


People visit the congress center, the venue of the upcoming World Economic Forum 2022 (WEF), in the Alpine resort of Davos, Switzerland May 21, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - A global health fund has raised a third of the $18 billion it says is needed to reverse setbacks caused by the coronavirus pandemic and combat AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced its first pledge from the private sector on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, in Davos, on Tuesday.

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