Kofi Annan describes new health fund for developing countries

Brown, Phyllida
May 2001
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/26/2001, Vol. 322 Issue 7297, p1265
Academic Journal
Reports that Kofi Annan, the secretary general of the United Nations, described a new health fund for developing countries. Target of the Global AIDS and Health Fund of, not only AIDS, but also tuberculosis and malaria; Donation made by the United States to the fund; Questions over how the committee would be governed.


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