News & Stories

  • Updates
    Thematic Review now available on community healthcare in five countries
    19 January 2021
    The latest Thematic Review of Global Fund Community Health Investments aims to strengthen understanding of the Global Fund’s current investments in community health care and how they contribute to scaling-up effective interventions for HIV, TB and ma...
  • Updates
    Strategic Review 2020 of the Global Fund now available
    07 January 2021
    The Strategic Review 2020 (SR2020) of the Global Fund and its related documents are now available. As with the SR2015 and SR2017, it was commissioned by the Technical Evaluation Reference Group (TERG).
  • Updates
    Grants in the Making
    16 December 2020
    Even with an incredibly challenging 2020, the Global Fund expects to sign over 150 grants with Principal Recipients by the end of the year, representing approximately US$8.7 billion in allocation funds and almost US$400 million in matching funds and ...
  • Updates
    The Global Fund Appoints Hui C. Yang as Head of Supply Operations
    16 December 2020
    The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has appointed Hui C. Yang, a highly experienced procurement and supply chain executive, as Head of its Supply Operations Department. Ms. Yang brings over two decades of experience in both the pu...
  • Funding Model
    Refreshed Essential Data for 2020-2022 Funding Cycle
    01 December 2020
    To support countries in preparing funding requests for the 2020-2022 period, the Global Fund has updated the Essential Data Tables. These now contain the most recent figures on HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and resilient and sustainable systems for heal...
  • Updates
    Sue Ackerly Appointed as Global Fund Ombudsperson
    30 November 2020
    The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, tuberculosis and Malaria today announced the appointment of Sue Ackerly as Ombudsperson, reinforcing its commitment to a strong and independent informal mechanism for staff and strengthening the Global Fund’s culture of...
  • 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.