- This will boost fight against Malaria, HIV &Tuberculosis
The Global fund has announced it will be releasing six hundred million dollars to the government of Uganda to fight malaria, HIV, and Tuberculosis.
Uganda has qualified for the fund because of proper utilization and direction of previous funding towards its intended use and ensuring best practices during the administering of the fund.
Uganda through the Country Coordinating Mechanisms which is the national committee that submits funding applications to the Global Fund and oversees grants is expected to submit the application to secure the release of the funds.
According to Andrew Musoke, the chairperson of the country coordinating mechanism they are now discussing key priorities where they are going to spend the global fund money in the most efficient way.
The Global fund invests billions of dollars annually to fight HIV, TB, and malaria with the intent to ensure a healthier, safer, and equitable future for all.