Feature Stories

The Global Fund / Vincent Becker

  • Feature Story

    2019: A Record Year for Global Health

    17 December 2019

    As the calendar page turns, we look back on some of the stories and moments that shaped 2019. Stepping up the fight to raise US$14.02 billion – the largest amount ever pledged to the Global Fund. Celebrating the 32 million lives saved. Honoring those we have lost. Amplifying the voices of people and communities most affected by the epidemics. Welcoming new leadership and partnerships. And accelerating investment and innovation to achieve a future free of the burden of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.
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  • Feature Story

    Communities Uniting Against HIV

    29 November 2019

    Since the beginning of the response to the HIV epidemic, communities have been at the forefront of the fight to end the disease. Community health workers, key populations, people living with or affected by HIV, peer educators, civil society organizations and grassroots activists have mobilized to step up the fight while ensuring no one is left behind.
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  • Feature Story

    US$14 Billion to Step Up the Fight Against the Epidemics

    10 October 2019

    World leaders, civil society leaders, CEOs, activists, philanthropists, advocates and people affected by HIV, TB and malaria gathered in Lyon, France in October 2019 to make a decision. Do we step up the fight against these diseases, or do we allow ourselves to slip back? The world stepped up.
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  • Topic Pages

    Step Up the Fight

    10 October 2019

    In 2019 the Global Fund called on the world to step up the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. We released our Investment Case and launched the Sixth Replenishment to raise at least US$14 billion to help save 16 million lives, avert 234 million infections and help the world get back on track to end these diseases.
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  • Feature Story

    Rwanda: A Nation Reborn

    20 September 2019

    Twenty-five years ago, this serene neighborhood in northern Rwanda was caught up in the horrific genocide, which took more than 800,000 lives across the country. Today, a group of women and men are gathered at the same area that saw such violence, but now they dance and sing. Just days before Rwanda commemorated 25 years since the end of the genocide, these women and men – all community health workers – are gathered to celebrate the advances they have made in their communities, saving lives through treatment and prevention of diseases. Rarely has a country recovered so quickly after a catastrophe and made such progress.
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  • Video

    Faces of the Fight

    10 September 2019

    The fight against HIV, TB and malaria has many faces. They span ages and geographies and gender. Their diversity shows us that these diseases don’t affect one “type” of person. We can all see ourselves in these champions – in their challenges, their hopes and their strength.
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