February 25, 2024

Global Fund halting multi-million dollar North Korea aid project

Organization has disbursed USD$103,370,028 on tuberculosis and malaria treatment since 2010

International financing organization the Global Fund is ending its North Korea grants for the treatment of tuberculosis and malaria, the group announced in a recent statement.

The group would no longer work on North Korea projects due to concerns that it could not guarantee its in-country resources were being managed correctly, said the group – also known by its full name as the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.