21 November 2016


France announced 500 million euros for the period 2011-2015 to support the Muskoka initiative. Furthermore, France announced an increase by 20 % of its contribution to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria over the period 2011-2013 (1.080 billion euros as compared to 900 million euros for the previous triennium).


France made a substantial commitment to the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health in 2010, and during 2011 it was greatly strengthened. France allocated EUR 19 million per year to the World Health Organisation, UNFPA, UNICEF and UN Women in support of their joint initiatives on women’s and children’s health. In addition, the increase of the French contribution to the GAVI Alliance for the period 2011-2015 amounts to EUR 100 million, and the increase of its contribution to UNAIDS amounts to EUR 60 million per year. 100% of the contribution to GAVI and 46% of the contribution to UNAIDS – a total of EUR 47 million per year – directly supports MDG4 and MDG5. Finally, France, through its international development agency, will allocate EUR 48 million per year towards national and multi-country projects to improve the development of health systems.

2012—London Family Planning Summit

In 2011, France pledged to spend an additional €100m on family planning within the context of reproductive health through to 2015, in nine countries in francophone Africa.

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