U.S. Demonstrates Strong Commitment to End Malaria

Feb 22, 2016 | The Global Fund

GENEVA–The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria applauded President Barack Obama's request for an additional $200 million for the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) in his 2017 budget proposal, showing strong leadership in global health with smart investments that will save lives.

PMI has led groundbreaking efforts against malaria, and greater investment will achieve even more to prevent, as President Obama put it, “the moral outrage of a child dying from a mosquito bite.”

“PMI is achieving amazing progress,” said Mark Dybul, Executive Director of the Global Fund. “We are excited about what more can be achieved, and we are honored to work with PMI as partners.”

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