Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria

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The AMFm Endangers Public Health, Oxfam says

25 Oct 2012
Global Fund calls Oxfam’s claims “untrue”

The Affordable Medicine Facility–malaria (AMFm) endangers public health, according to Oxfam. There are alternative approaches that can deliver better health outcomes for poor people, the agency said in a report released on 24 October 2012.

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Future of AMFm to Be Decided at Global Fund Board Meeting in November

9 Oct 2012
Outcome is uncertain
Independent evaluation describes the AMFm as a “game-changer” for the private sector

The future of the Affordable Medicines Facility–malaria (AMFm) will be decided at the Global Fund Board meeting on 14–15 November 2012. The outcome appears anything but certain. The AMFm was launched as a two-year pilot phase in April 2009 and began operations in July 2010. The AMFm is hosted by the Global Fund but its programme funding comes from other donors.

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