Feature Stories

The Global Fund / Vincent Becker

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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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    Women Leading the Fight for Better Health

    06 March 2020

    In communities around the globe, women are on the frontlines of the fight against HIV, TB and malaria, as they strive to bring health to all. Women represent nearly 70 percent of the world’s community health workers, but their contributions too often go unrecognized and their work underpaid.

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    120 Voices, One Fight

    27 January 2020

    In the world’s least densely populated country, finding people who are sick from tuberculosis is a challenge. 70% of TB cases are missed by Mongolia’s health system. They’re not diagnosed, treated or even reported.

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    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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    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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    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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