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Global Fund Executive Director Dr. Richard Feachem to give inaugural address

08 July 2002

In his first public appearance as Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Dr. Richard Feachem will present his vision setting forth the basic values and main areas of action for the Global Fund.

The Global Fund is a new global financial instrument designed to attract, manage and strategically disburse additional resources in countries with the greatest need. The Global Fund aims to help in-country public-private partnerships to scale up prevention, treatment, care and support efforts.

Who: Dr. Richard Feachem, Incoming Executive Director,
The Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria

What: Senior Lecture

Where: Hall 5 : 7

When: Tuesday, July 9, 12h30 - 14h00

Also speaking at the event will be:

  • Sec. Tommy Thompson, US Secretary of Health and Human Services
  • Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, Director General, the World Health Organization

For more information on the event contact: Melanie Zipperer at +41 79 477 1722 or Jim Palmer at + 34 649 397 957