Kenya Secures Fresh Global Fund Grant

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria granted 1 billion Kenyan shillings ($12.71 million) to boost Kenya's fight against the three diseases,

reported. The decision followed meetings between Public Health and Sanitation Minister Beth Mugo and Global Fund Executive Director Michel Kazachkine in Geneva, Switzerland. The Global Fund earlier said that Kenya was at risk of forfeiting funding due to poor accountability.

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    Eliza Villarino is an associate editor for Devex and leads the company's news team in Manila. She played a critical role in conceptualizing the Development Newswire. Prior to joining Devex in 2004, she has already published articles and news briefs for Internet media organizations and for the Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy at Fordham University in New York. She earned her bachelor's in political science and master's in public affairs from the University of the Philippines. Eliza is a member of Mensa Philippines.