News & Stories

  • Blog
    Reaching People for Better Health, Wherever They Go
    20 June 2017
    As we mark World Refugee Day, we are reminded that every day, thousands of families are forcefully displaced as a result of war and persecution. When people abandon their homes and communities, they also leave behind their family doctors or nurses wh...
  • Feature Stories
    HIV Prevention Through RISE Young Women's Clubs in South Africa
    15 June 2017
    In 2015 alone, 100,000 South African girls aged 15-24 were infected with HIV, compared with 42,000 boys. Soul City Institute for Social Justice created RISE Young Women's Clubs to help shrink these catastrophic numbers.
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    TB REACH and the Global Fund: A Partnership to Find and Treat the “Missing Cases”
    02 June 2017
    In 2015, the tuberculosis death toll rose to an estimated 1.8 million worldwide, while 10.4 million people fell ill with the disease. TB is now the leading cause of death from an infectious disease – a truly unacceptable situation when the disease ca...
  • Blog
    Megatrends and Maximizing Impact
    31 May 2017
    It is now 15 years since global health leaders came together to form the Global Fund partnership. We have made incredible progress toward the vision of a world free from the burden of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, and investing in resilient and sust...
  • Blog
    Invest in Health
    19 May 2017
    At a time of accelerating change, when the news cycle feels more like a cyclone, a historic meeting this weekend could be overlooked. It shouldn’t be. The health ministers of G20 countries are gathering for the first time – a clear indication of the ...
  • Blog
    In Sierra Leone, A Haven for Vulnerable Young Women
    18 May 2017
    Josephina Akamarg was 4 years old when she became an orphan. Raised by her elderly grandmother in a poor household in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital, Josephina often skipped school until one day she ran away from home. With no parental support and ...