News & Stories

  • Feature Stories
    20 Years of Partnership:
    07 June 2021
    This year marks the 20th anniversary of a watershed event in the story of AIDS activism and the creation of the Global Fund: the first United Nations (UN) special session on HIV and AIDS. To celebrate two decades of the Global Fund partnership, we sh...
  • Videos
    20 Years – How We Changed The Story
    07 June 2021
    2021 is the year the Global Fund celebrates 20 years of making the impossible possible...
  • Videos
    Grant Entity Data
    01 June 2021
    Grant Entity Data is information that the Global Fund uses to actively manage grant-life cycle activities. This video summarizes what CCMs, PRs and LFAs need to know about the new Partner Portal...
  • Blog
    “The pandemic hurt everyone”: India’s oxygen crisis from the front lines
    26 May 2021
    It was the suddenness and the intensity of the second COVID-19 wave that took everyone in India by surprise. “None of us were prepared for this speed of development, this kind of rapidity with which it developed,” Dr. Bornali Datta explains over the ...
  • News
    G20 Reaffirms Commitment to ACT-A to Fight COVID-19
    21 May 2021
    G20 leaders and heads of international and regional organizations reaffirmed their commitment to fight pandemics and support the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator –a ground breaking collaboration of global partners to accelerate the developm...
  • News
    Global Fund 45th Board Meeting Reports Continued Progress Despite COVID-19 Pandemic
    12 May 2021
    The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria overwhelmingly praised the continued progress of the Global Fund in the past year despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic...
  • Blog
    From football stadiums to hospital beds: responding to COVID-19 in Malawi
    18 October 2021
    For two months in early 2021, Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe – the largest stadium in Malawi – was not a place for football. Instead, a devastating second wave of COVID-19 had overwhelmed hospitals and turned the stadium into a temporary field ho...
  • Blog
    Drug-resistant TB: Business as usual no longer an option
    14 October 2021
    I have spent the last 25 years working to prevent tuberculosis and treat people with the disease. I have seen firsthand the devastating consequences, including from drug resistant TB, which is more deadly and more difficult and expensive to treat.
  • Blog
    Adapting TB programs to face the challenge of COVID-19: lessons from the Philippines
    05 October 2021
    When the Philippines first went into COVID-19 lockdown last year, the Department of Health’s National TB Control Program (NTP) knew they had to act fast to ensure that TB patients were not cut off from accessing their lifesaving treatment.
  • Blog
    Unloved, but a life-saver – we must value PPE
    04 October 2021
    No item has come to signal the era of COVID-19 like the face-mask. Now a common sight and a necessity for daily life, this simple yet effective device is the unsung hero of the COVID-19 response, playing a crucial role in helping protect health worke...
  • Blog
    COVID-19 Hit HIV, TB and Malaria Programs Hard, We’re Fighting Back
    17 September 2021
    The impact of COVID-19 on HIV, TB and malaria is like nothing we have seen in the 20 years we have been fighting these diseases. While our journey over the two decades has had its fair share of challenges, we always pushed forward. Until now.
  • Blog
    Vaccines Alone Won’t Defeat the Variants
    14 September 2021
    Delta is surging through both vaccinated and unvaccinated populations – increasing the risk of new mutations, and subjecting many to Long Covid. The solution must include protection, tests and treatments.