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
    Re-thinking Global Health Security
    27 March 2020
    As the G7 and G20 strive to coordinate the global response to the COVID-19 crisis, policymakers are being bombarded with proposals about creating new funds, new institutions, and new initiatives, all requiring billions of dollars.
  • Blog
    When Finance Fails: Why Economists Didn’t See a Coronavirus Collapse Coming
    25 March 2020
    If being the CEO of a major international bank and now the head of a global health organization has taught me one thing, it’s that there’s a chasm of mutual incomprehension between the worlds of global finance and global health.
  • Blog
    Fighting Tuberculosis: Lessons for COVID-19
    23 March 2020
    As governments around the world struggle to contain spiraling infections and an ever-increasing death toll from COVID-19, it’s worth reflecting on what lessons we can draw from the long and still unfinished fight against tuberculosis – the world’s mo...
  • Feature Stories
    Women Leading the Fight for Better Health
    06 March 2020
    In communities around the globe, women are on the frontlines of the fight against HIV, TB and malaria, as they strive to bring health to all. Women represent nearly 70 percent of the world’s community health workers, but their contributions too often...
  • Feature Stories
    COVID-19 Threatens the Poor and Marginalized More than Anyone
    06 March 2020
    At the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, we are acutely conscious that the people we serve, the poorest and most marginalized across the world who suffer most from HIV, TB and malaria, are also likely to be the most affected by COV...
  • Feature Stories
    120 Voices, One Fight
    27 January 2020
    In the world’s least densely populated country, finding people who are sick from tuberculosis is a challenge. 70% of TB cases are missed by Mongolia’s health system. They’re not diagnosed, treated or even reported.