Stories

  • 21 July 2021
    In Eswatini, Young Women Are Leading the Fight Against HIV and COVID-19
    Eswatini may be a small country, but it has put up a mighty fight against HIV. It has one of the highest prevalence rates of HIV in the world, but thanks to engaged political will and coordinated work with partnerships like the Global Fund, Eswatini ...
  • 07 July 2021
    “You’re part of something bigger”: Delivering Lifesaving COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests in South Africa
    In June, large shipments of COVID-19 diagnostic tests procured by the Global Fund through our Pooled Procurement Mechanism arrived at the warehouse of a private sector company hired by the National Department of Health in South Africa, to be stored a...
  • 07 June 2021
    20 Years of Partnership
    This year marks the 20th anniversary of a watershed event in the story of AIDS activism and the creation of the Global Fund: the first United Nations (UN) special session on HIV and AIDS. To celebrate two decades of the Global Fund partnership, we sh...
  • 23 April 2021
    United Against Malaria
    The fight against malaria is one of humanity’s biggest public health successes, but over the past year the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted progress against the disease and threatened to derail hard-won gains.
  • 24 March 2021
    Fighting Two Airborne Pandemics in India: TB and COVID-19
    The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating impact on the fight against tuberculosis worldwide, as many of the resources required to fight TB – labs, testing machines, health workers – have been diverted to fight COVID-19
  • 23 March 2021
    Uganda’s Remarkable Response to COVID-19
    When a storm hits, it helps for your house to have a strong foundation. The Global Fund has been investing in strengthening systems for health over the last two decades, because without a good foundation, we cannot end diseases.
  • 08 March 2021
    Women Leading the Charge to End Diseases
    In global health, women are often the difference between a community that beats diseases and one that doesn’t. Around the world, the work of the Global Fund partnership is mainly led by women, who challenge existing gender and social norms, empower c...
  • 01 March 2021
    El Salvador Triumphs Over Malaria
    El Salvador has become the first country in Central America to be certified malaria-free. This extraordinary achievement follows more than 50 years of commitment, hard work and community involvement. Speaking from villages, riverbanks and rural clini...
  • 22 February 2021
    Country dialogue during the pandemic: Indonesia shows the virtual way
    How can country dialogues occur during the COVID-19 pandemic when most in-person meetings are prohibited? Can they take place virtually and still be inclusive, representative and most importantly, impactful? Indonesia shows the virtual way.
  • 10 February 2021
    Protecting the most vulnerable in Latin America and the Caribbean during times of COVID-19
    Latin America and the Caribbean have made significant progress in the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in the last few decades. But the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the region hard, and its indirect effects could allow infectious diseases to ...