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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
    The World Stepped Up
    18 October 2019
    In an unprecedented show of global solidarity, donors at the Global Fund's Sixth Replenishment Conference pledged US$14.02 billion for the next three years – the largest amount ever raised for a multilateral health organization, and the largest amoun...
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    Power of Private Sector Partnerships
    09 October 2019
    Private sector partners are stepping up the fight by joining forces with the Global Fund. The private sector plays a pivotal role in our partnership, supporting new product development, contributing funding, technical expertise, training, governance ...
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    We Made a Promise
    04 October 2019
    Champions of the fight against HIV, TB and malaria have a message for the world ahead of the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment, 9-10 October in Lyon, France.
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    Calling on the World to Step Up the Fight
    03 October 2019
    At the 2019 Global Citizen Festival in New York City’s Central Park, Natalie Portman called on the world to join her in stepping up the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria. As a co-author of the Global Fund’s open letter petition, she urged global cit...
  • Videos
    Step Up the Fight to End HIV and Violence Against Women
    02 October 2019
    In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, one in two women is a victim of gender-based violence. This puts women and girls at a higher risk of contracting HIV. In this video, Dr. Denis Mukwege, Nobel Peace Prize Winner for his work to end sexual viole...
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    Faces of the Fight: Davi
    10 September 2019
    Sepi Maulana Ardiansyah, known to his friends and followers as Davi, was sexually abused as a teenager, trafficked into sex work, and became infected with HIV. This harrowing experience altered the trajectory of his life. But once diagnosed, Davi too...