U.N. Foundation Creates Account for Individual Donations to Global AIDS and Health Fund
The United Nations Foundation on Friday announced the establishment of a special account to receive individuals' contributions to the Global AIDS and Health Fund, which won the U.N. General Assembly's full support last week, a U.N. release reports. The account will hold donations in readiness until the global fund becomes operational (U.N. release, 6/29). According to the Wall Street Journal, $961 million has been contributed to the global fund by individuals, nations, corporations and not-for-profit organizations (Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report, 6/28). More information about the fund and how to donate is available online (U.N. release, 6/29).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.