News & Stories

  • Sourcing & Management
    The Supply Chain Roadmap
    02 December 2021
    Robust and resilient supply ecosystems are essential to support the fight against HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. COVID-19 has put enormous pressure on health systems worldwide, with a clear need to strengthen and accelerate the development of su...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • News
    Current Testing Tools Uncompromised by New COVID-19 Variant of Concern Omicron (B.1.1.529)
    29 November 2021
    The accuracy of existing molecular (PCR, NAAT) tests appears uncompromised by COVID-19 variant Omicron (B.1.1.529), designated a Variant of Concern by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday. Preliminary evidence suggests that this is also true...
  • Sourcing & Management
    The Supply Chain Roadmap
    02 December 2021
    Robust and resilient supply ecosystems are essential to support the fight against HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. COVID-19 has put enormous pressure on health systems worldwide, with a clear need to strengthen and accelerate the development of su...
  • Updates
    Nienke Mulder Joins the Global Fund as Head of Human Resources
    22 November 2021
    The Global Fund is pleased to announce that Nienke Mulder will join the Global Fund in the role of Chief Human Resources Officer.
  • Sourcing & Management
    Placing Orders and Procuring Health Products for 2022
    05 November 2021
    While the Global Fund’s assessment of health product supply disruption has been moderate overall during the past 18 months, supply challenges are increasing as a result of growing international freight capacity constraints. Those challenges are likel...
  • Updates
    African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States: Regional Impact Report
    28 October 2021
    Confronted with the challenges posed by COVID-19, the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) seeks to protect hard-won gains in the fight against HIV, TB and malaria and continue to build resilient and sustainable systems for health tha...
  • Updates
    TB Quarterly Update: Innovative Approaches to Finding and Treating Missing People with TB
    27 October 2021
    This is the first Tuberculosis (TB) Quarterly Update. It will be produced on a quarterly basis to share information on the achievements, tools, guidance, best practices and highlights of the TB Strategic Initiative and other TB-related activities.
  • Updates
    Ethics Resources for Country Coordinating Mechanisms: New e-learning Module
    25 October 2021
    A new e-learning module has been launched to help Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCM) maintain high standards of ethics and integrity in their work and decision making. The new module focuses on integrity (including conflict of interest management)...
  • Blog
    COVID-19 Threatens to Derail Fight Against HIV, TB and Malaria
    27 May 2020
    As COVID-19 ravages the world, the fight against HIV, TB and malaria is acutely at risk. That fight is not merely at risk of getting knocked off course – it can be derailed entirely.
  • Blog
    During COVID-19, HIV Medication in Ukraine Arrives by Post
    19 May 2020
    Across the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is threatening access to lifesaving medicines for people living with HIV. Lockdowns and restrictions on public transportation make it harder for many to get treatment. Many people living with HIV can’t afford t...
  • Blog
    On the Front Lines: Responding to COVID-19
    14 September 2020
    With personal protective equipment, radio broadcasts and innovative mosquito net campaigns, countries are fighting COVID-19, shoring up health systems, and mitigating the impacts on lifesaving HIV, TB and malaria programs. The Global Fund is supporti...
  • Blog
    Protecting Mothers and Babies from HIV during the COVID-19 Pandemic
    12 May 2020
    The COVID-19 lockdowns are making it difficult for vulnerable people to access critical health services, particularly in remote communities. In northern Uganda, the lockdown and restrictions on transport are a barrier to accessing health services for...
  • Blog
    Amid COVID-19, Communities Continue Fight against Other Pandemics
    12 May 2020
    At the International AIDS conference in 2000 I joined an activist community that barreled through the streets of Durban demanding universal access to HIV treatment. At the time, the treatment was only accessible to the rich – it cost more than US$10,...
  • Blog
    The Threat to Africa
    07 April 2020
    Covid-19 is like a drama in which each act eclipses the one before. First, it was Wuhan. Then it moved to Europe. Now it’s accelerating in the United States. But the act that could overshadow all is when Covid-19 takes off in Africa.