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The Global Fund / Alexia Webster
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    "Kick Down Every Wall": My Journey through HIV Activism

    20 August 2018

    I was diagnosed with HIV in January 1987 – I was 26 years old and the first woman to receive a positive diagnosis in the hospital where I was tested. At that point, it took me two months to even make contact with another woman living with HIV.
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    HIV: From Exceptionalism to Endgame

    25 July 2018

    "Advancing global health and strengthening the HIV response in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals" is a timely and compelling analysis of where we stand in the fight against HIV, and how the exceptionalism of the HIV effort should evolve in response to the Sustainable Development Goals.
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    Paraguay Eliminates Malaria, Sets Example for the Region

    11 June 2018

    The World Health Organization today certifies Paraguay as having eliminated malaria, the first country in the Americas to be granted this status since Cuba in 1973, representing a significant public health achievement not only for Paraguay but for the Americas as a whole.
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    “It’s Time Tuberculosis Comes to an End” – India’s Minister of Health

    30 May 2018

    In an interview, Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, India’s minister for health and family welfare, says he expects other high-burden countries to follow India’s example, and explains how New Delhi is planning to meet its ambitious goals.
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    UN High-Level Meeting on TB: High Expectations

    24 May 2018

    An upcoming UN high-level meeting dedicated to tuberculosis has raised expectations that 2018 can be a watershed moment in the effort to end TB. At the sidelines of the 71st World Health Assembly, the Global Fund spoke to health ministers from across the world
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    Spreading Ideas to Help End TB

    08 May 2018

    With more than 4,000 people dying every day from TB, we know we must strengthen TB programs around the world.
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