News & Stories

  • News

    Global Fund and Fondation CHANEL Form New Partnership to Advance Women’s Health in Western and Central Africa

    04 March 2021

    The Global Fund and Fondation CHANEL have signed a new agreement to set up a civil society-led fund to strengthen women’s and girls’ engagement in developing health policies, including Global Fund-related processes, in western and central Africa. The partnership, worth US$1.5 million, will run for three years starting in Senegal, Burkina Faso, and Côte d’Ivoire.
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  • Feature Stories

    El Salvador Triumphs Over Malaria

    01 March 2021

    El Salvador has become the first country in Central America to be certified malaria-free. This extraordinary achievement follows more than 50 years of commitment, hard work and community involvement. Speaking from villages, riverbanks and rural clinics, frontline health workers and malaria volunteers shared stories of what it took to eliminate the deadly parasite, and how they plan to keep their country malaria-free in the long term.
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  • News

    The Republic of the Congo and Global Fund Sign New Grants to Increase Access to HIV, TB and Malaria Prevention and Treatment

    25 February 2021

    The Global Fund, the Government of the Republic of the Congo and health partners launched the implementation of two new grants to strengthen prevention and treatment services to fight HIV, TB and malaria and build resilient and sustainable systems for health.
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  • News

    Burkina Faso and Global Fund Launch New Grants to Accelerate Progress against HIV, TB and Malaria

    25 February 2021

    The Government of Burkina Faso, the Global Fund and health partners strengthened their partnership by launching four new grants to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics and strengthen health systems. The new grants will cover the 2021-2023 implementation period.
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  • Blog

    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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  • Videos

    Meet A Very Humble Hero

    12 February 2021

    The condom is a three-time hero. It is the only contraceptive that fights HIV, sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies. The Global Fund and UNFPA ensure condom availability worldwide as the largest public sector procurers – shipping more than 3.9 billion male and female condoms to 122 countries around the world in just four years. On International Condom Day we are celebrating this humble hero who saves lives and keeps people safe.
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  • Updates

    Global Fund receives ISO certification for information security

    08 February 2021

    The Global Fund first secured ISO 27001 certification in 2019 for strengthening ISMS relative to the treasury cash payments system and related operational management processes at the Global Health Campus.
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  • Updates

    Thematic Review now available on community healthcare in five countries

    19 January 2021

    The latest Thematic Review of Global Fund Community Health Investments aims to strengthen understanding of the Global Fund’s current investments in community health care and how they contribute to scaling-up effective interventions for HIV, TB and malaria.
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  • Updates

    Strategic Review 2020 of the Global Fund now available

    07 January 2021

    The Strategic Review 2020 (SR2020) of the Global Fund and its related documents are now available. As with the SR2015 and SR2017, it was commissioned by the Technical Evaluation Reference Group (TERG).
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  • Updates

    Grants in the Making

    16 December 2020

    Even with an incredibly challenging 2020, the Global Fund expects to sign over 150 grants with Principal Recipients by the end of the year, representing approximately US$8.7 billion in allocation funds and almost US$400 million in matching funds and multi-country funds.
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  • Updates

    The Global Fund Appoints Hui C. Yang as Head of Supply Operations

    16 December 2020

    The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has appointed Hui C. Yang, a highly experienced procurement and supply chain executive, as Head of its Supply Operations Department. Ms. Yang brings over two decades of experience in both the public and private sector and will join the Global Fund on 1 March 2021.
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  • Updates

    Sue Ackerly Appointed as Global Fund Ombudsperson

    30 November 2020

    The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, tuberculosis and Malaria today announced the appointment of Sue Ackerly as Ombudsperson, reinforcing its commitment to a strong and independent informal mechanism for staff and strengthening the Global Fund’s culture of diversity, inclusion and dignity.
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  • Videos

    Meet A Very Humble Hero

    12 February 2021

    The condom is a three-time hero. It is the only contraceptive that fights HIV, sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies. The Global Fund and UNFPA ensure condom availability worldwide as the largest public sector procurers – shipping more than 3.9 billion male and female condoms to 122 countries around the world in just four years. On International Condom Day we are celebrating this humble hero who saves lives and keeps people safe.
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  • Videos

    Loud and Clear: Community and Civil Society Voices in the 6th Global Fund Partnership Forum

    02 February 2021

    Community and civil society voices are a critical part of the Global Fund partnership. During the 6th Partnership Forums, civil society and community members from around the world answered the question, “What is my wish for the next Global Fund strategy?” See their answers.
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  • Videos

    Support the Global Fund and Unite to Fight COVID-19

    01 February 2021

    To play our part in the global fight against COVID-19, we urgently require at least $5 billion to cover the most urgent needs. In low- and middle-income countries, the knock-on effects of COVID-19 are creating a perfect storm.
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  • Videos

    A Doctor’s Plea from the Frontline: “It’s time we all made a stand”

    30 November 2020

    Dr. Zolelwa Sifumba of South Africa, a TB and COVID-19 survivor herself, talks about the challenges of providing care and fighting infectious diseases during the COVID-19 pandemic. “COVID-19 not only takes lives, but is causing losses from various previously well-controlled conditions. We risk losing all the gains that we have made against HIV, TB or malaria.”
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  • Videos

    It All Starts with Testing

    05 November 2020

    In the fight against COVID-19, it all starts with testing. Today, testing is the only effective tool for containing the pandemic to save lives and allow economies to reopen safely. Tomorrow, it will be needed to enable the success of global vaccination campaigns. We cannot afford for testing to remain overlooked in the global response. We need investment to deliver tests to the people who need them now, and produce easier-to-use and more affordable rapid tests to beat COVID-19 and save lives. We must unite to fight.
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  • Videos

    The Stakes Could Not Be Higher: Peter Sands on the Global Fund’s 2020 Results

    14 September 2020

    The Global Fund partnership has saved 38 million lives since 2002 – including 6 million lives in 2019 alone. Last year, more people were receiving lifesaving treatment for HIV, TB and malaria than ever before. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and everything changed. Studies predict deaths from HIV, TB and malaria could as much as double in the next year as a result of COVID-19, derailing decades of progress. We cannot let that happen. We must unite to fight.
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