APPG co-hosts founding and current Directors of the Global Fund

Together with the APPGs on HIV AIDS and Malaria and NTDs, on Tuesday 10 May, the APPG on Global TB co-hosted a private round table discussion with the founding Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, Sir Richard Feachem, and the Fund's current Executive Director, Mark Dybul.

The discussion was attended by fourteen parliamentarians representing the three APPGs and covered a number of topics related to the Fund's activities, notably its fifth replenishment taking place this year.

Indeed, Mr Dybul had only that day returned to Europe from Canada, where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had announced that Canada will host the Fund's fifth replenishment Pledging Conference on 16 September 2016.

This replenishment is critical for TB as the Fund provides 75% of all international finance to fight the epidemic.