News & Stories

  • News
    Global Fund Approves US$75 million for India’s COVID-19 Response
    06 May 2021
    The Global Fund has approved US$75 million in fast-track funding to support India’s response to the COVID-19 crisis that is devastating the country. This new funding will support India in purchasing oxygen concentrators and Pressure Swing Adsorption ...
  • Blog
    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...
  • Updates
    India’s devastating COVID-19 crisis
    03 May 2021
    India is facing a devastating COVID-19 outbreak. Having successfully managed the first pandemic wave in 2020, the country is now reeling from the gravity of a deadly second wave that is infecting over 300,000 people every single day...
  • Blog
    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 ...
  • Feature Stories
    United Against Malaria
    23 April 2021
    The fight against malaria is one of humanity’s biggest public health successes, but over the past year the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted progress against the disease and threatened to derail hard-won gains...
  • Sourcing & Management
    The Supply Chain Roadmap
    02 December 2021
    Robust and resilient supply ecosystems are essential to support the fight against HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. COVID-19 has put enormous pressure on health systems worldwide, with a clear need to strengthen and accelerate the development of su...
  • Updates
    Nienke Mulder Joins the Global Fund as Head of Human Resources
    22 November 2021
    The Global Fund is pleased to announce that Nienke Mulder will join the Global Fund in the role of Chief Human Resources Officer.
  • Sourcing & Management
    Placing Orders and Procuring Health Products for 2022
    05 November 2021
    While the Global Fund’s assessment of health product supply disruption has been moderate overall during the past 18 months, supply challenges are increasing as a result of growing international freight capacity constraints. Those challenges are likel...
  • Updates
    African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States: Regional Impact Report
    28 October 2021
    Confronted with the challenges posed by COVID-19, the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) seeks to protect hard-won gains in the fight against HIV, TB and malaria and continue to build resilient and sustainable systems for health tha...
  • Updates
    TB Quarterly Update: Innovative Approaches to Finding and Treating Missing People with TB
    27 October 2021
    This is the first Tuberculosis (TB) Quarterly Update. It will be produced on a quarterly basis to share information on the achievements, tools, guidance, best practices and highlights of the TB Strategic Initiative and other TB-related activities.
  • Updates
    Ethics Resources for Country Coordinating Mechanisms: New e-learning Module
    25 October 2021
    A new e-learning module has been launched to help Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCM) maintain high standards of ethics and integrity in their work and decision making. The new module focuses on integrity (including conflict of interest management)...
  • Feature Stories
    World AIDS Day 2021
    01 December 2021
    This year marks 40 years since the first cases of AIDS were reported, and 20 years since the world created the Global Fund to help defeat HIV. In that time, over 77 million people have become infected with HIV and over 36 million have died from AIDS-...
  • Blog
    The Next Chapter of Our Fight Against HIV
    01 December 2021
    Pandemics exacerbate and thrive on inequity. They find the fissures in our societies and deepen them. As a result, the poorest and most marginalized always suffer the most.
  • Blog
    Self-testing: A Vital Tool To End HIV
    29 November 2021
    My first assignment out of medical school was in Burkina Faso. This was in 2004, at the peak of the AIDS epidemic, and it was my first contact with the disease in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Feature Stories
    In Ukraine, Voices From the Front Lines, Fighting Inequality To End AIDS
    29 November 2021
    Over the last two decades, the world has made tremendous progress in the fight against HIV. In countries where the Global Fund invests, AIDS-related deaths have dropped by 65% since the Global Fund was founded 20 years ago. But progress has not been ...
  • Blog
    Fighting Violence Against Women and Girls During COVID-19
    25 November 2021
    When COVID-19 arrived and countries went into lockdown, this not only posed a threat to people’s health, but also to their human rights. Occurrences of gender-based violence (GBV) – where a person is attacked based on their gender or gender identity ...
  • Blog
    “We must invest in our healers”: Dr. Zolelwa Sifumba is Fighting for Health Workers on the Front Line
    22 November 2021
    Dr. Zolelwa Sifumba is a health worker, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) survivor, Global Fund advocate and global health activist in South Africa, and Community Representative in the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT-) Accelerator.