Fact Sheet on Proposed Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis

Today's Presidential Action

President Bush today outlined the United States' proposal for the key elements of a new global fund to fight HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.

This international public-private partnership will provide grants for prevention, treatment, and care.

The United States will back this international effort by providing $200 million in seed money for FY 2002. Additionally, the Administration will work with the G-8 and private foundations, corporations, faith-based groups and other organizations to generate additional support for this global effort.

Facts and Figures

The Administration's International Leadership on Preventing Disease

The Bush Administration's HIV/AIDS Task Force

The President's Budget Provides Needed Resources to Fight Infectious Diseases

In addition to the $200 million commitment to the new Global Fund, the President's budget:

Contact: White House Press Office

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