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    The Threat to Africa

    07 April 2020

    Covid-19 is like a drama in which each act eclipses the one before. First, it was Wuhan. Then it moved to Europe. Now it’s accelerating in the United States. But the act that could overshadow all is when Covid-19 takes off in Africa.
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    Re-thinking Global Health Security

    27 March 2020

    As the G7 and G20 strive to coordinate the global response to the COVID-19 crisis, policymakers are being bombarded with proposals about creating new funds, new institutions, and new initiatives, all requiring billions of dollars.
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    When Finance Fails: Why Economists Didn’t See a Coronavirus Collapse Coming

    25 March 2020

    If being the CEO of a major international bank and now the head of a global health organization has taught me one thing, it’s that there’s a chasm of mutual incomprehension between the worlds of global finance and global health.
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    Fighting Tuberculosis: Lessons for COVID-19

    23 March 2020

    As governments around the world struggle to contain spiraling infections and an ever-increasing death toll from COVID-19, it’s worth reflecting on what lessons we can draw from the long and still unfinished fight against tuberculosis – the world’s most deadly infectious disease that kills nearly 1.5 million per year.
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    Ending Tuberculosis is Good for Business - New Initiative Launched to End Tuberculosis in the Workplace

    22 January 2020

    At the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting, a multi-sectoral group of partners today launched a new initiative – called Ending Workplace Tuberculosis – aimed at engaging major businesses in the fight against tuberculosis
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    On World AIDS Day: Step Up the Fight Against HIV

    29 November 2019

    This World AIDS Day, there is a new sense of urgency and energy across the partnership that comprises the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Urgency given the need to step up the fight — our current trajectory will not get us to the target of ending these epidemics by 2030.
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