Stories

  • 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 ...
  • 28 January 2021
    In Guatemala, HIV self-testing brings care and hope during COVID-19
    When COVID-19 arrived in Guatemala, the community health center where Bryanna and her fellow sex workers got tested for HIV closed its doors. With support from the Global Fund, a pilot of self-testing kits is helping people like Bryanna and Ben get a...
  • 26 January 2021
    15 Years of (RED)
    Partnering with the Global Fund since 2006, (RED) harnesses the power of people and the world’s most iconic brands to fight AIDS and the inequities that allow it to thrive. Profits from the sale of (RED)-branded products and experiences have generate...
  • 13 January 2021
    Rosemary’s story: Passion for saving lives remains undimmed by COVID‑19
    For Rosemary Wanjiru, a community health volunteer in Nairobi’s Soweto Village, fighting TB in the time of COVID-19 has meant making impossible choices.