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Global Fund's fight against diseases stumbles in Africa

Better oversight urged as programs lag in key nations

By John Donnelly
Globe Staff / October 26, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- Five years ago, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria was just a concept. Today, the fund oversees $5.8 billion in projects to battle the infectious diseases, registering successes from Cuba to Mongolia as well as failures in a few key African countries. (Full article: 689 words)

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