News & Stories

  • 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.
  • Videos
    Grant Entity Data
    01 June 2021
    Grant Entity Data is information that the Global Fund uses to actively manage grant-life cycle activities. This video summarizes what CCMs, PRs and LFAs need to know about the new Partner Portal.
  • Videos
    Meet A Very Humble Hero
    12 February 2021
    The condom is a three-time hero. It is the only contraceptive that fights HIV, sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies. The Global Fund and UNFPA ensure condom availability worldwide as the largest public sector procurers – shippin...
  • Videos
    Loud and Clear: Community and Civil Society Voices in the 6th Global Fund Partnership Forum
    02 February 2021
    Community and civil society voices are a critical part of the Global Fund partnership. During the 6th Partnership Forums, civil society and community members from around the world answered the question, “What is my wish for the next Global Fund strat...
  • Videos
    Support the Global Fund and Unite to Fight COVID-19
    01 February 2021
    To play our part in the global fight against COVID-19, we urgently require at least $5 billion to cover the most urgent needs. In low- and middle-income countries, the knock-on effects of COVID-19 are creating a perfect storm.
  • Videos
    A Doctor’s Plea from the Frontline: “It’s time we all made a stand”
    30 November 2020
    Dr. Zolelwa Sifumba of South Africa, a TB and COVID-19 survivor herself, talks about the challenges of providing care and fighting infectious diseases during the COVID-19 pandemic. “COVID-19 not only takes lives, but is causing losses from various pr...
  • Videos
    It All Starts with Testing
    05 November 2020
    In the fight against COVID-19, it all starts with testing. Today, testing is the only effective tool for containing the pandemic to save lives and allow economies to reopen safely. Tomorrow, it will be needed to enable the success of global vaccinati...