Special Coverage

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    Beyond the Cut

    08 June 2016

    Lutgard Oketch raised her finger and used it to mimic a penis. She sat surrounded by roughly three dozen men, most of them bikers, who run motorbike taxis in Nyanza, western Kenya. With a job title of a “circumcision mobilizer,” she traverses villages in Siaya County in Nyanza calling men who haven’t been circumcised to take up the practice as a way to protect themselves against HIV.
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    Improving Health for Prisoners

    06 June 2016

    With its mandate to end HIV, TB and malaria as public health threats, the Global Fund invests in programs that support improved health care for prisoners. Sanitary conditions at the Abidjan Detention and Correctional Center in Côte d’Ivoire are a challenge. The prison, which is over-capacity by about 30 percent and houses a population of 5,000 prisoners – men and women – is the largest in the country.
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    World Malaria Day 2016

    25 April 2016

    The fight against malaria is one of the most inspiring success stories of the 21st century. Partnership, political commitment and smart and effective investments have cut malaria deaths by 60 percent since 2000, saving millions of lives and transforming communities.
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    World TB Day: Unite to End TB

    23 March 2016

    On World TB Day, the Global Fund partnership celebrates the major advances made against tuberculosis, while it shines a light on a harsh truth. Despite being an entirely curable illness, tuberculosis is now the leading infectious disease killer in the world, taking the lives of 1.5 million people each year – even more than HIV.
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    Impact in the Indo-Pacific

    22 February 2016

    Impact in the Indo-Pacific
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    A Journey of Motherhood

    10 May 2015

    This Mothers Day, the Global Fund celebrates the progress made for millions of HIV-positive mothers and mothers-to-be around the world, and the treatment which is making it possible for their children to be born with almost no risk of HIV infection. In 2013 and 2014, UNICEF and the Global Fund asked six brave women in South Africa and Malawi to share with us their reflections, hopes and fears as they went through their pregnancies and delivery of their babies, as well as the early months after birth.
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