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FGFJ and IAS Announce Public Symposium with Global Fund’s Peter Sands: “Ending AIDS by 2030” [TOKYO]

April 24, 2018

“Ending AIDS by 2030: Science, Community, and Political Commitment”   Symposium with new Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands In conjunction with the first official visit to Japan by Peter Sands, newly appointed executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, a symposium will be held by Japan Center for International Exchange/Friends of the Global Fund, …

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Diet Members Visit Community Organization in Ho Chi Minh City

August 17, 2017

Vuot Song is a community-based organization located in the heart of downtown Ho Chi Minh City where a large population of MSM and IDUs live. A visit to this site provided a unique opportunity for a small group of Japanese Diet members to learn firsthand how funds from the Global Fund trickle down to the grassroots level to reach key …

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Japanese Government Fulfills Commitment, Approves US$313 Million Contribution to the Global Fund to Fight Infectious Disease

March 27, 2017

Today, the Japanese Diet approved a contribution to the Global Fund as part of its regular budget for FY2017. Coupled with the contribution it approved in the FY2016 supplementary budget, that brings the total to US$313 million. This is the largest single contribution except for the year following the Great East Japan Earthquake. In announcing the contribution, Foreign Minister Fumio …

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Report on Global Fund Executive Director Mark Dybul’s October 2016 Visit to Japan

October 24–26, 2016

Mark Dybul, executive director of the Global Fund, visited Japan on October 24–26. It marked his fifth trip to Japan, where he paid a courtesy call to the Minister of Health, Welfare and Labour and State Ministers of Foreign Affairs, and met with members of the Japanese Diet, senior government officials, and members of the FGFJ advisory board. He also …

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