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    AIDS 2020: Going Forward in Partnership
    07 July 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the global health landscape for HIV – and requires a greater level of partnership to unite the fight against the disease. At AIDS 2020: the 23rd International AIDS Conference, leaders and advocates from civil soc...
  • Blog
    Lifeline During Lockdown: Delivering Medicines During COVID-19
    06 July 2020
    COVID-19 lockdowns are having a catastrophic impact on key and vulnerable populations. Restrictive measures are preventing some communities from accessing and affording enough food or medicine, causing disruptions to lifesaving treatments. When patie...
  • Videos
    We Cannot Go Backwards
    06 July 2020
    “It is staggering to think that we could lose so much, so fast – that many lives,” says Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands, speaking about the potential increase in AIDS-related deaths due to HIV treatment disruption during the COVID-19 pande...
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    Germany Pledges €150 Million to Global Fund COVID-19 Response at Global Citizen Summit
    30 June 2020
    On June 27, the Global Citizen #GlobalGoalUnite For Our Future Summit in partnership with the European Commission brought together world leaders, advocates, private sector partners, health workers, philanthropists and global citizens to strengthen th...
  • Other Updates
    Global Goal: Unite For Our Future - The Concert
    26 June 2020
    Global Citizen and the European Commission's campaign Global Goal: Unite for Our Future aims to ensure that everyone, everywhere in the world, has access to COVID-19 tests, treatments and vaccines. The campaign encourages global leaders to make commi...
  • News
    Global Fund Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
    26 June 2020
    The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today announced the appointment of Adda Faye as Chief Financial Officer, as the Global Fund works to optimize its financial resource management at this critical moment in global public health fi...
  • 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 ...