Opinion

  • 14 September 2021
    Vaccines Alone Won’t Defeat the Variants
    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.
  • 08 September 2021
    Results Report 2021: Letter from the Executive Director
  • 05 August 2021
    Q&A with Dr. Gambo Aliyu, Director-General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) in Nigeria
    When COVID-19 struck in Nigeria in 2020, the country went into lockdown. As the virus overwhelmed systems for health, many clinical facilities were swiftly turned into COVID-19 isolation centers, displacing the delivery of other lifesaving health ser...
  • 07 July 2021
    To End AIDS, It’s Going to Take Some Fighting
    In 2001, at the age of 22 – when I thought my life had just begun – I was diagnosed with HIV. At that time, the diagnosis felt like receiving a death sentence, and every day, I waited for my hour of death.
  • 07 July 2021
    Whose Pandemic is it Anyway?
    The furor about vaccine nationalism and sharing doses of Covid-19 overshadows a fundamental issue: What is an equitable definition of what counts as a pandemic? The use of that word isn't just semantics: it's about who we care lives or dies.
  • 15 June 2021
    We Will End AIDS Only If We Reduce Inequality
    As vaccinations against COVID-19 ramp up across Europe and North America, many people are welcoming hugs from loved ones, restaurants and beaches are reopening and a return to a sense of normality in many countries is beckoning.
  • 26 May 2021
    “The pandemic hurt everyone”: India’s Oxygen Crisis From the Front Lines
    It was the suddenness and the intensity of the second COVID-19 wave that took everyone in India by surprise. “None of us were prepared for this speed of development, this kind of rapidity with which it developed,” Dr. Bornali Datta explains over the ...
  • 03 May 2021
    Okinawa: Lighting a Flame for the Fight Against Infectious Diseases
    In Okinawa, Japan, on Saturday a team of global health advocates and leaders from “The Global Fund ― From Okinawa” team carried the Olympic torch aloft, lighting the way for a world free from the burden of HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and COVID-19.
  • 25 April 2021
    In Fighting COVID-19, We Can’t Neglect Malaria
    World Malaria Day is a reminder that as the world battles with COVID-19, we still haven’t beaten a much older pandemic. Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease that has plagued humanity for millennia and still kills over 400,000 people per year – mainly ...
  • 22 April 2021
    Malaria and COVID-19: Q&A with Dr. Scott Filler
    With World Malaria Day on 25 April, Dr. Filler answers questions about the impact of COVID-19 on malaria and how we’re working to unite to fight the two diseases with our partners around the world.