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Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM)

22nd July, 2020 Society
  • Sex workers, transpersons, gay and bi-sexual men, drug users and people living with HIV/AIDS have petitioned for livelihood source.
  • It is a partnership designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics.
  • It mobilizes and invests more than US$4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in more than 100 countries.
  • A partnership of governments, civil society, technical agencies, the private sector and people affected by the diseases.

Reference: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/deprived-of-sources-of-livelihood-hivaids-vulnerable-groups-petition-global-fund/article32151264.ece