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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
    Fight Malaria to Save Children
    17 April 2018
    Children under the age of 5 are the most vulnerable to malaria. Seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) is a lifesaving preventive medication to protect young children from the disease during the rainy season.
  • Videos
    Investing in HER to end HIV
    07 March 2018
    Sheryl Sandberg, Christine Lagarde, Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Her Excellency Monica Geingos and many others are speaking out in support of HER. Every day, over 1,000 adolescent girls and young women are infected with HIV. In the hardest hit countr...
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    Introducing: HER
    24 January 2018
    We all remember the challenges of youth. Many are unavoidable. HIV shouldn’t be one of them, but each day, over 1,000 young women and girls are infected with HIV. The Global Fund’s HIV Epidemic Response: HER initiative is a call to action to change t...
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    Peter Sands in Conversation
    19 December 2017
    Peter Sands was named the Global Fund’s next executive director in November. “If we work together to mobilize funds, build strong health systems and establish effective community responses we will be able to end epidemics, promote prosperity and incr...
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    AIDS, TB & Malaria: End It. For Good.
    07 November 2017
    The Global Fund marks the tremendous progress made collectively by partners in the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria, and calls for a renewed commitment to accelerating the end of these epidemics. 22 million lives have already been saved by Global F...
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    To End HIV, Keep Girls in School
    10 October 2017