• 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.
  • 24 March 2021
    On World TB Day, Crisis and Hope
    In 2020, we all witnessed in real-time the deadly impact of an airborne pandemic. In just over a year, more than 2.6 million people have died from COVID-19.
  • 11 February 2021
    Safely Reopening Requires Testing, Tracing and Isolation, Not Just Vaccines
    The recent surge of positive COVID-19 vaccine developments has sent waves of relief throughout a pandemic-weary world. However, no matter how effective these vaccines are, they will not be enough to end this global pandemic—and for many of the world’...
  • 17 December 2020
    Data saves lives. To end HIV, we must improve key population data collection now.
    Forty years after the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, the world is still struggling to collect quality data on the people who are the most affected by HIV, impeding the progress towards the eradication of the disease.