Funding supports the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment, which runs from 2020 to 2022.
Health programs supported by the Global Fund have saved 38 million lives as of the end of 2019.
Why should Americans care?
Funding global health supports U.S. national security goals by developing the global capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to dangerous outbreaks of diseases that could pose an immediate and significant threat to the health and safety of Americans.
The Global Fund estimates that mitigating the damage resulting from COVID-19 will require at least $28.5 billion.
As Africa’s young population is projected to double by 2050, institutions must keep up with the population increase to prevent new cases of HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria. • Every $100 million invested in the Global Fund (list is not comprehensive):
Saves 114,000 lives through Global Fund-supported programs.
Averts 1.7 million new HIV, TB, and malaria infections or cases.
Provides medicine for 20,000 mothers to prevent passing HIV to their babies.
Provides TB treatment and care for 133,000 people.
Provides 6,900 people with treatment for multidrug-resistant TB.
Provides indoor residual spraying for 565,000 households to protect families from malaria.
Spurs implementing countries’ domestic investment of $300 million toward the three diseases.
Funding levels may not accurately reflect those in the appropriations bills and/or reports due to rounding.