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The Gates Foundation has pledged US$1.27 billion to global health and development, with the majority of the funds supporting the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.

The new commitment aims to accelerate progress in achieving the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), or Global Goals, the foundation announced on Wednesday. 

Ahead of the U.N. General Assembly week, the Gates Foundation said in its sixth annual Goalkeepers Report that nearly every indicator of the Global Goals, including in entrenched issues such as poverty, inequality, and climate change, had seen setbacks.

“That’s why our foundation is significantly stepping up our commitment to help confront crises now and ensure long-term impact across critical determinants of health and development,” Mark Suzman, Gates Foundation CEO, said in...

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