Australia’s contributions to the Global Fund
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) is a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by the diseases to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics.
The Global Fund raises money from donors and then provides it to developing country governments and civil society groups on the basis of need and performance.
The Global Fund provides around 72 per cent of global funding for tuberculosis treatment, 50 per cent for malaria and 22 per cent for HIV/AIDS. Since 2002, the Global Fund has funded treatment for more than 13 million cases of tuberculosis and distribution of almost 515 million treatments for malaria. The fund is supporting the treatment of more than 8 million people with HIV/AIDS.
From 2008 to 2010 Australia was the 14th largest government donor (out of 48 donor countries) to the Global Fund. Between 2011 and 2013 it was the 11th largest donor. Over the periods from 2014-2016 and from 2017-2019, it will be the 10th largest country donor (based on pledges made).
The chart below shows actual and committed Australian funding to the Global Fund.
For more details on Australia’s 2014-2016 commitment, read the analysis on the Devpolicy Blog.