Medicines without Doctors: Why the Global Fund Must Fund Salaries of Health Workers to Expand AIDS Treatment

  title={Medicines without Doctors: Why the Global Fund Must Fund Salaries of Health Workers to Expand AIDS Treatment},
  author={Gorik Ooms and Wim J M van Damme and Marleen Temmerman},
  journal={PLoS Medicine},
  pages={1 - 39}
0605 The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (“the Global Fund”) was created to fi ght three of the world’s most devastating diseases. Since its creation in 2002, it has struggled with the diffi cult task of focusing on three diseases, and at the same time supporting the fragile public health systems that are supposed to implement this fi ght on the ground. Recent internal comments from the Global Fund suggest an intention to focus more on the three diseases, and to leave the… CONTINUE READING

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