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Jeffrey Sachs Urges U.S. to Contribute $2.5 Billion to Global Fund to Fight AIDS in Wall Street Journal Opinion Page

In the Wall Street Journal's opinion page (6/06/02), Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia, urges the United States to contribute $2.5 billion per year for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria -- a 12-fold increase in the current American support. Sachs argues that funding at this level would begin to alleviate death and poverty in Africa, where nearly 20,000 die daily from HIV.

Published: Jun 07, 2002
Last modified: Sep 18, 2002

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