2024-07-13

Global Fund Executive Director visits Malawi.

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The Executive Director for Global Fund, Mr. Peter Sands has paid an official visit to Malawi in order to appreciate the impact of the global fund investments in the country as well as to engage in bilateral engagements with Malawi Government.


In his remarks as he visited Baylor Children’s site, Mr. Sands explained that he was so inspired with the strides that Malawi is making in response to HIV and AIDS, TB and COVID-19 management.


“Malawi is one of the countries that is making great strides in response to different diseases in Africa and that is why Global Fund will extend COVID-19 response grant to run until 2025” said Mr. Sands.


During his tour, Sands visited different sights that includes Baylor Children’s trust that helps children and adolescents in HIV and AIDS, Central Medical Stores Trust warehouse in Lilongwe, a health post in Dedza that has had a good collaboration and management of COVID-19, TB, HIV and AIDS, a new health Centre that is being constructed in Dedza District as well as a medical warehouse at Bollore in Kanengo.


Global Fund has been supporting Malawi Government especially in health sector since 2003. The 2.1 billion dollars cumulative funding from global fund has helped in the management of TB, HIV and AIDS, and Malaria response in the country.

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