News & Stories

  • Feature Stories
    Women Leading the Charge to End Diseases
    08 March 2021
    In global health, women are often the difference between a community that beats diseases and one that doesn’t. Around the world, the work of the Global Fund partnership is mainly led by women, who challenge existing gender and social norms, empower c...
  • Feature Stories
    El Salvador Triumphs Over Malaria
    01 March 2021
    El Salvador has become the first country in Central America to be certified malaria-free. This extraordinary achievement follows more than 50 years of commitment, hard work and community involvement. Speaking from villages, riverbanks and rural clini...
  • Blog
    Country dialogue during the pandemic: Indonesia shows the virtual way
    22 February 2021
    How can country dialogues occur during the COVID-19 pandemic when most in-person meetings are prohibited? Can they take place virtually and still be inclusive, representative and most importantly, impactful? Indonesia shows the virtual way.
  • Blog
    Safely Reopening Requires Testing, Tracing and Isolation, Not Just Vaccines
    11 February 2021
    The recent surge of positive COVID-19 vaccine developments has sent waves of relief throughout a pandemic-weary world. However, no matter how effective these vaccines are, they will not be enough to end this global pandemic—and for many of the world’...
  • Feature Stories
    Protecting the most vulnerable in Latin America and the Caribbean during times of COVID-19
    10 February 2021
    Latin America and the Caribbean have made significant progress in the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in the last few decades. But the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the region hard, and its indirect effects could allow infectious diseases to ...
  • Feature Stories
    In Guatemala, HIV self-testing brings care and hope during COVID-19
    28 January 2021
    When COVID-19 arrived in Guatemala, the community health center where Bryanna and her fellow sex workers got tested for HIV closed its doors. With support from the Global Fund, a pilot of self-testing kits is helping people like Bryanna and Ben get a...