News & Stories

  • Blog
    On the Front Lines: Responding to COVID-19
    14 September 2020
    With personal protective equipment, radio broadcasts and innovative mosquito net campaigns, countries are fighting COVID-19, shoring up health systems, and mitigating the impacts on lifesaving HIV, TB and malaria programs. The Global Fund is supporti...
  • News
    Global Fund Partnership Has Saved 38 Million Lives – but COVID-19 Could Wipe Out Progress
    14 September 2020
    A new report by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is a call to action to urgently invest to protect decades of progress against HIV, TB and malaria that are being derailed as a knock-on effect of the COVID-19 pandemic...
  • Blog
    Myanmar Makes Major Progress Fighting Malaria
    14 September 2020
    Ten years ago, more than 3,800 people died from malaria in Myanmar every year. Today, that number has dropped to approximately 170...
  • Blog
    Eswatini Meets Global 95-95-95 HIV Target
    14 September 2020
    Eswatini, a tiny country of just over a million people in southern Africa, has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world: 27% of adults live with the disease...
  • 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 ever...
  • Videos
    Nombasa’s Fight Against HIV, TB and COVID-19
    14 September 2020
    Nombasa Krune-Dumile is a front-line health worker living with HIV in Cape Town, South Africa. After beating tuberculosis and COVID-19, she is back in the trenches, helping others overcome all three diseases. Nombasa has an urgent appeal to governmen...
  • Blog
    Data Agility: A Fashionable Term, or a Game Changer for Global Health?
    13 January 2022
    In the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic and responses to it have caused a massive disruption of essential health services, especially those supporting prevention, diagnosis and treatment of HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. Despite global effo...
  • Feature Stories
    Reflecting on 2021
    20 December 2021
    The COVID-19 pandemic continued to dominate all aspects of life this past year – tragically claiming millions of lives, straining health systems and worsening existing inequalities. For the first time in the Global Fund’s 20-year history, progress wa...
  • 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 ...