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  • Blog
    Strengthening Data Systems to Save Lives
    21 July 2020
    Building resilient and sustainable systems for health has never been more critical. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted supply chains globally and threatens to reverse the hard-won gains made in the fight against HIV, TB and malaria. In countries whe...
  • Updates
    COVID-19 Response: Procurement of Emergency Personal Protective Equipment
    21 July 2020
    The Global Fund has opened a new channel through wambo.org, the Global Fund’s procurement tool, for Principal Recipients to access quality-assured health products including personal protective equipment as part of their response to COVID-19 and consi...
  • Videos
    The Fight Continues Against Malaria
    16 July 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic is having a catastrophic impact on the most vulnerable communities around the world and threatens progress against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. As the world responds, the work of the Global Fund partnership continues. Communit...
  • Videos
    AIDS 2020: Fighting HIV in the Shadow of COVID-19
    10 July 2020
    “Our world has changed,” says Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands. “COVID-19 is derailing the fight against HIV in multiple ways.” Sands’ plenary speech at AIDS 2020: the 23rd International AIDS Conference on 10 July 2020 highlighted how the C...
  • Feature Stories
    Fighting HIV in India during COVID-19
    09 July 2020
    Nisha Shaik fills her bag with a supply of medicines, dons her light-blue face mask and sets off into the winding alleyways of a Mumbai slum. COVID-19 cases are soaring in India, and the country is under a strict lockdown. But despite the pandemic, N...
  • 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 ...