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11.5 billion dollars for fighting aids, tb and malaria

11.5 billion dollars for fighting aids, tb and malaria

A public-private fund is successful in its aim to 11,65 billion dollars to gain a global approach to aids, malaria and tuberculosis.

That has the Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau Saturday communicated.

The Global Fund was founded in 2002. It focuses on the fight against the three diseases, which estimated that every day 8,000 life requirements.

The diseases strike disproportionately often the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world, especially women and children, said Trudeau.

With the promised funds can millions of lives be saved, said co-founder of Microsoft Bill Gates, whose foundation 600 million dollars (537 million euros) is donated.

The largest donors are the United States, who in August of 3.85 billion euro in the prospect suggested.

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