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The Global Fund / Alexia Webster
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    Okinawa: Lighting a Flame for the Fight Against Infectious Diseases

    03 May 2021

    In Okinawa, Japan, on Saturday a team of global health advocates and leaders from “The Global Fund ― From Okinawa” team carried the Olympic torch aloft, lighting the way for a world free from the burden of HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and COVID-19.
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    In Fighting COVID-19, We Can’t Neglect Malaria

    25 April 2021

    World Malaria Day is a reminder that as the world battles with COVID-19, we still haven’t beaten a much older pandemic. Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease that has plagued humanity for millennia and still kills over 400,000 people per year – mainly children under 5. In fact, that grim number will almost certainly have increased in 2020 and will do so again in 2021, as COVID-19 has severely disrupted malaria testing and treatment services in many of the most affected countries.
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    Malaria and COVID-19: Q&A with Dr. Scott Filler

    22 April 2021

    With World Malaria Day on 25 April, Dr. Filler answers questions about the impact of COVID-19 on malaria and how we’re working to #UniteToFight the two diseases with our partners around the world.
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    On World TB Day, Crisis and Hope

    24 March 2021

    In 2020, we all witnessed in real-time the deadly impact of an airborne pandemic. In just over a year, more than 2.6 million people have died from COVID-19.
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    Uganda’s Remarkable Response to COVID-19

    23 March 2021

    When a storm hits, it helps for your house to have a strong foundation. The Global Fund has been investing in strengthening systems for health over the last two decades, because without a good foundation, we cannot end diseases.
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    Country dialogue during the pandemic: Indonesia shows the virtual way

    22 February 2021

    How can country dialogues occur during the COVID-19 pandemic when most in-person meetings are prohibited? Can they take place virtually and still be inclusive, representative and most importantly, impactful? Indonesia shows the virtual way.
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