Stories

  • 09 November 2020
    Living through lockdown
    Using social media to help marginalized groups get HIV services during COVID-19
  • 30 September 2020
    COVID-19 Rapid Tests: A Milestone in Fight Against the Pandemic
    Yesterday evening, I joined global health partners from the COVID-19 ACT-Accelerator to announce a ground-breaking agreement that will provide access to 120 million rapid tests for COVID-19 to low-and middle-income countries.
  • 21 September 2020
    COVID-19 is a Turning Point for Infectious Diseases
    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...
  • 14 September 2020
    On the Front Lines: Responding to COVID-19
    With personal protective equipment, radio broadcasts and innovative mosquito net campaigns, countries are fighting COVID-19, shoring up health systems, and mitigating the impacts on lifesaving HIV, TB and malaria programs. The Global Fund is supporti...
  • 14 September 2020
    Eswatini Meets Global 95-95-95 HIV Target
    Eswatini, a tiny country of just over a million people in southern Africa, has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world: 27% of adults live with the disease.
  • 14 September 2020
    Myanmar Makes Major Progress Fighting Malaria
    Ten years ago, more than 3,800 people died from malaria in Myanmar every year. Today, that number has dropped to approximately 170.
  • 21 August 2020
    An Urgent Plea from a South African Health Worker Fighting COVID-19 and TB
    In Cape Town, South Africa, Nombasa Krune-Dumile, a drug-resistant tuberculosis counselor who has dedicated her life to supporting tuberculosis (TB) patients, says COVID-19 has devastated health systems and upended normal operations of her work.
  • 29 July 2020
    Guardians of a Continent
    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. ...
  • 10 July 2020
    Disruptions in HIV, TB and Malaria Programs due to COVID-19
  • 09 July 2020
    Fighting HIV in India during COVID-19
    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, N...