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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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    Safely Reopening Requires Testing, Tracing and Isolation, Not Just Vaccines
    11 February 2021
    The recent surge of positive COVID-19 vaccine developments has sent waves of relief throughout a pandemic-weary world. However, no matter how effective these vaccines are, they will not be enough to end this global pandemic—and for many of the world’s most vulnerable communities, they won’t arrive fast enough.