Microsoft chairman and philanthropist Bill Gates pledged a further $750 million to the troubled global AIDS fund on Thursday and urged governments to continue their support to save lives.
What does GAF stand for?
GAF stands for Global AIDS Fund
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SA's sorry tale of inefficiency A memorable controversy in South Africa was when KwaZulu-Natal landed the first Global AIDS Fund millions while Pretoria missed the application deadline.
ranking Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Foreign Operations Subcommittee, at a recent hearing accused the administration of underfunding the global AIDS fund.
To make matters worse, the Bush administration has caved to pressure from the "abstinence-not-condoms" religious right and is channeling most of the money through a new bureaucracy that is still being formed rather than through the effective, proven channel of the Global AIDS Fund, which currently helps support anti-AIDS initiatives in 93 countries.
based on its GDP size, should provide $4 billion to the global AIDS fund but has so far pledged $500 million, or 12.
And when the Global AIDS Fund was announced, that morale reached the point that the vice president of Malawi accepted an invitation from Search for a Cure to come to the United States, and went to Harvard with me and met with Jeffrey Sachs and put this whole program m motion.
An Oxfam statement said: 'The G8 did nothing meaningful on debt relief, and announced a global Aids fund that still needs much more resources and does nothing about the cost of drugs in poor countries.