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    Partners Launch Global Effort to Find Missing Cases of TB

    09 October 2017

    Global health partners and implementers from 13 countries with a high burden of tuberculosis launched an ambitious program to find and treat an additional 1.5 million missing cases of TB by the end of 2019. The new initiative is critically important to stopping the spread of TB and to reaching the global goal of ending TB as an epidemic by 2030.
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    Global Fund Partnership has Saved 22 Million Lives

    13 September 2017

    Programs supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have saved 22 million lives, according to a report released today. The report also shows significant increases in the number of people receiving treatment for HIV, diagnosis and treatment for TB and having an insecticide treated net to prevent malaria.
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    The French Council of Investors in Africa and the Global Fund Create Innovative Partnership

    31 July 2017

    The French Council of Investors in Africa (CIAN) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have entered into a cooperation agreement aimed at involving French companies in the fight against the three diseases in sub Saharan Africa.
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    New Global Fund Results Show Accelerated HIV Treatment Progress

    20 July 2017

    Ahead of next week’s International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Paris, France, the Global Fund announced new results that highlight accelerating progress in providing HIV prevention, treatment and care services.
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    Dr. Jeremiah Chakaya Elected New Chair of Technical Review Panel

    06 July 2017

    The Technical Review Panel, a pool of independent experts who analyze the technical merit of all funding applications to the Global Fund, has elected a new chair, Dr. Jeremiah Chakaya Muhwa, a world-renowned expert in tuberculosis from Kenya.
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    Coca-Cola’s “Project Last Mile” Expands to Liberia and Swaziland Strengthening Health Systems across Africa

    08 June 2017

    Today at the European Development Days, The Coca-Cola Company and its Foundations, in partnership with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, announced the latest expansion of “Project Last Mile” with innovative programs to strengthen local health systems in Liberia and Swaziland. Launched in 2010 to transform the delivery of medical supplies in Tanzania, Project Last Mile has since worked with Ministries of Health in Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria and South Africa to improve the availability of essential medicines.
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