Feature Stories

The Global Fund / Vincent Becker
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    COVID-19 is a Turning Point for Infectious Diseases

    21 September 2020

    We ended 2019 with a palpable sense of excitement and expectation. More people were receiving lifesaving treatment for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria than ever before. And a record-breaking fundraising conference meant we had the resources to get the world back on track to ending the epidemics by 2030.
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    Guardians of a Continent

    29 July 2020

    Every time Evaline Owuor says goodbye to her children and goes to work, she takes a calculated risk. As a community health worker in Kenya’s Homa Bay County, she has helped her community dramatically reduce the number of people who die from malaria. And when COVID-19 arrived, she enlisted to fight the new enemy.
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    Disruptions in HIV, TB and Malaria Programs due to COVID-19

    10 July 2020

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    Fighting HIV in India during COVID-19

    09 July 2020

    Nisha Shaik fills her bag with a supply of medicines, dons her light-blue face mask and sets off into the winding alleyways of a Mumbai slum. COVID-19 cases are soaring in India, and the country is under a strict lockdown. But despite the pandemic, Nisha, an outreach worker from UDAAN* care and support centre, is determined to carry out her mission: deliver lifesaving drugs to the homes of people living with HIV.
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    The Fight Continues Against HIV, TB and Malaria

    18 June 2020

    Health workers, leaders and advocates speak about their fight against AIDS, TB and malaria in a time of COVID-19.
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    COVID-19 Threatens the Poor and Marginalized More than Anyone

    06 March 2020

    At the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, we are acutely conscious that the people we serve, the poorest and most marginalized across the world who suffer most from HIV, TB and malaria, are also likely to be the most affected by COVID-19. In the countries in which we invest, weak health systems will not be able to contain an outbreak that appears to be able to outflank even the most determined preventative strategies. Those who get infected will not receive the level of care better-funded systems can offer.
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