Feature Stories

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    Facing the World's Most Deadly Infectious Disease

    22 March 2018

    Curable, but contagious. Preventable, but potentially fatal. 4,600 deaths every day. This is reality of tuberculosis.
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    2018: Year for Action Against TB

    22 March 2018

    Despite being preventable and treatable, tuberculosis has devastating health, social and economic consequences. TB kills more people than any other infectious disease. The emergence of multidrug-resistant TB represents a threat to global health security.
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    2017: A Year of Impact

    21 December 2017

    As we turn the page on 2017 and welcome 2018, we look back on some of the stories we’ve shared over the year. This brief review can hardly summarize all that’s happened in the fight to end the epidemics of HIV, TB and malaria. Instead, it grounds us in the day-to-day work that forms the foundation of the Global Fund partnership.
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    Breaking the Chains of HIV

    01 December 2017

    “Disclosing my status to my family is unthinkable!” is a common interjection at Aboya, a women’s center in Senegal. In many countries across West Africa, the perception of women living with HIV is still tainted with prostitution, promiscuity and a loss of virtue. Here, HIV is not just a serious threat to social and economic development, it is a real threat to women’s very existence.
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    Filling the Health Care Gap

    31 October 2017

    “Losing a child to malaria is every parent’s nightmare,” says Maïmouna, a mother of 4, who remembers the hopeless nights and tragedies that have forever marked her neighbors. In communities across Senegal, volunteers are rising as agents of their own health to change this.
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    TB Heroes of the Hinterlands

    09 October 2017

    The hunt for an unconventional killer calls for unconventional measures. Tuberculosis, a disease that hides in plain sight, has infected 2 billion people. Every year, more than 10 million of these people develop active TB and fall sick – and every year, 4.3 million of them do not get treatment. To find these “missing cases” of TB, health partners in Tanzania have recruited an unlikely team of TB hunters.
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