Stories

  • 06 March 2020
    COVID-19 Threatens the Poor and Marginalized More than Anyone
    At the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, we are acutely conscious that the people we serve, the poorest and most marginalized across the world who suffer most from HIV, TB and malaria, are also likely to be the most affected by COV...
  • 06 March 2020
    Women Leading the Fight for Better Health
    In communities around the globe, women are on the frontlines of the fight against HIV, TB and malaria, as they strive to bring health to all. Women represent nearly 70 percent of the world’s community health workers, but their contributions too often...
  • 27 January 2020
    120 Voices, One Fight
    In the world’s least densely populated country, finding people who are sick from tuberculosis is a challenge. 70% of TB cases are missed by Mongolia’s health system. They’re not diagnosed, treated or even reported.
  • 17 December 2019
    2019: A Record Year for Global Health
    As the calendar page turns, we look back on some of the stories and moments that shaped 2019. Stepping up the fight to raise US$14.02 billion – the largest amount ever pledged to the Global Fund. Celebrating the 32 million lives saved. Honoring those...
  • 29 November 2019
    Communities Uniting Against HIV
    Since the beginning of the response to the HIV epidemic, communities have been at the forefront of the fight to end the disease. Community health workers, key populations, people living with or affected by HIV, peer educators, civil society organizat...
  • 10 October 2019
    US$14 Billion to Step Up the Fight Against the Epidemics
    World leaders, civil society leaders, CEOs, activists, philanthropists, advocates and people affected by HIV, TB and malaria gathered in Lyon, France in October 2019 to make a decision. Do we step up the fight against these diseases, or do we allow o...
  • 10 October 2019
    Step Up the Fight
    In 2019 the Global Fund called on the world to step up the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. We released our Investment Case and launched the Sixth Replenishment to raise at least US$14 billion to help save 16 million lives, avert 234 mill...
  • 20 September 2019
    Rwanda: A Nation Reborn
    Twenty-five years ago, this serene neighborhood in northern Rwanda was caught up in the horrific genocide, which took more than 800,000 lives across the country. Today, a group of women and men are gathered at the same area that saw such violence, bu...
  • 10 September 2019
    Faces of the Fight
    The fight against HIV, TB and malaria has many faces. They span ages and geographies and gender. Their diversity shows us that these diseases don’t affect one “type” of person. We can all see ourselves in these champions – in their challenges, their ...
  • 21 August 2019
    Tackling Human Rights Barriers to Health Care in South Africa
    South Africa has made huge strides in the battle against HIV and TB, but severe challenges persist. This is especially true for people in key populations, who face the additional hurdles of stigma and a range of human-rights barriers to health servic...