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...
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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
    AIDS 2020: Going Forward in Partnership
    07 July 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the global health landscape for HIV – and requires a greater level of partnership to unite the fight against the disease. At AIDS 2020: the 23rd International AIDS Conference, leaders and advocates from civil soc...
  • Videos
    We Cannot Go Backwards
    06 July 2020
    “It is staggering to think that we could lose so much, so fast – that many lives,” says Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands, speaking about the potential increase in AIDS-related deaths due to HIV treatment disruption during the COVID-19 pande...
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    Germany Pledges €150 Million to Global Fund COVID-19 Response at Global Citizen Summit
    30 June 2020
    On June 27, the Global Citizen #GlobalGoalUnite For Our Future Summit in partnership with the European Commission brought together world leaders, advocates, private sector partners, health workers, philanthropists and global citizens to strengthen th...
  • Videos
    The Fight Continues Against HIV
    18 June 2020
    We asked community and civil society partners to share their experiences and challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the first of three videos, HIV partners responded to show how even in these challenging times, the fight continues.
  • Videos
    Building Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health
    19 May 2020
    As the world responds to the escalating COVID-19 pandemic, fragile health systems make countries less able to coordinate, respond to and contain an outbreak. To end HIV, TB and malaria, and fight emerging threats like COVID-19 we must renew our commi...
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    Unite to Fight
    30 April 2020
    COVID-19 is having a catastrophic impact on vulnerable communities and threatens to derail the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria. We must work together to ensure this lifesaving work continues. We must unite to fight.