Peter Sands: "African countries must invest more in their health system" - JeuneAfrique.com

On the sidelines of the 32th summit of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Paul Kagame praised the work of the Global Fund, one of the world's leading bodies in the fight against HIV, malaria and tuberculosis in Africa. Its director, Peter Sands, explains to JA the main challenges facing Africa in the fight against these scourges.

Former CEO of Standard Chartered Bank For nine years - an unusual term in the finance community - Peter Sands has spent almost a year raising funds for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

In 2010, in the midst of the financial crisis, it is a sensation by opposing the bailout of the banks "too big to fail" by governments. If he continues to juggle the billions, it is not in the service of the bank account of its customers, but in order to roll back three of the diseases that are the most devastating on the continent.

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