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  • 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...
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    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
    All the More United in Our Fight Against Malaria
    24 April 2020
    This World Malaria Day it is vital that we work together to ensure the progress we’ve been making against malaria does not get derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic… Given the challenges of COVID-19, we have to be all the more united, all the more creati...
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    Unite to Fight Against Malaria
    22 April 2020
    This World Malaria Day, it is critical we equip health workers to safely continue malaria control programs – both to save lives from malaria and to reduce the strain on systems for health struggling to battle the new COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Videos
    Community-based Monitoring
    15 April 2020
    The Global Fund supports community-based monitoring as it’s an effective way to learn from communities on how to improve services and respond to human rights and gender related barriers. This video gives an overview of what community-based monitoring...
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    COVID-19 Pandemic: Statement from Executive Director Peter Sands
    19 March 2020
    “The Global Fund was created in response to the last big pandemic that struck humanity: HIV and AIDS. With the COVID-19 pandemic, we know all too well what’s at stake in terms of lives and communities. But we also know what can be achieved when the w...
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    Global Fund Support to Strengthen In-Country Health Supply Chains
    17 January 2020
    The Global Fund supports in-country supply chains in identifying areas for improvement and designing transformation projects to improve product availability.
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    How to Step Up at Country Dialogue
    09 January 2020
    Are you or your community affected by HIV, tuberculosis or malaria? The Global Fund needs your help in stepping up the fight against the three diseases. Your participation in country dialogues can help the programs we support work better for you and ...