News & Stories

  • Funding Model
    Technical Review Panel Lessons Learned for Applicants and Technical Partners
    23 June 2020
    The Global Fund Technical Review Panel, which reviews funding requests to the Global Fund, provides new lessons and recommendations for applicants and technical partners in its new report on the first funding requests in the 2020-2022 allocation peri...
  • Updates
    43rd Board Meeting Documents
    09 June 2020
  • Updates
    Strategy Development Open Consultation
    29 May 2020
    The Global Fund has launched an open consultation to develop the next Global Fund Strategy. We strongly encourage all stakeholders to contribute to this consultation by identifying the most pressing challenges and opportunities in the fight against t...
  • Sourcing & Management
    COVID-19 Response: Diagnostics Procurement
    27 May 2020
    As part of a World Health Organization-led consortium to rapidly and equitably support access to COVID-19 health products and diagnostics, the Global Fund has developed the Accelerated Order Mechanism to support countries in the purchase of COVID-19 ...
  • Updates
    Search for Independent Members of the Inspector General Nomination Committee
    25 May 2020
    The Board of the Global Fund is establishing an ad hoc nomination committee to assist with the selection of the next Inspector General of the Global Fund. The Board is seeking two independent members to serve on the Inspector General Nomination Commi...
  • Updates
    Resources for Community-Based Monitoring
    18 May 2020
    Community-based monitoring is one way of generating granular data to provide feedback to service providers and decision-makers to collaboratively solve barriers and bottlenecks to services and improve the quality of services.
  • 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.