News & Stories

  • Updates
    Coronavirus Global Response International Pledging Event
    04 May 2020
    The Global Fund and partners are participating in the Coronavirus Global Response international pledging event hosted by the European Union on 4 May to raise €7.5 billion in initial funding for the global response to the pandemic. Pledges from govern...
  • Updates
    Ethics Resources for Country Coordinating Mechanisms
    30 April 2020
    Ethical, transparent and responsible decision-making by Country Coordinating Mechanisms is key for the success of programs in countries – and advancing the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria worldwide.
  • Updates
    Youth Council Members
    22 April 2020
    The newly formed Global Fund Youth Council brings the unique reality of adolescents and young people, in all their diversity, to the attention of the Executive Director of the Global Fund. Announced at the November 2019 Global Fund Board meeting, the...
  • Updates
    COVID-19 Response: Monitoring Approach and Information Collection
    22 April 2020
    The Global Fund is developing a real-time monitoring approach to identify secondary impacts of the COVID-19 response in the delivery of Global Fund-supported programs. This will support the Global Fund with its “business contingency planning” and pro...
  • Sourcing & Management
    COVID-19 Response: Health Product Supply Update for Principal Recipients
    22 April 2020
    The Global Fund continues to work closely with our technical partners, especially the Stop TB Partnership's Global Drug Facility and our procurement service agents, as the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic evolves.
  • 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.