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    The Fight Continues Against Malaria

    16 July 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic is having a catastrophic impact on the most vulnerable communities around the world and threatens progress against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. As the world responds, the work of the Global Fund partnership continues. Community health workers, counselors, key populations, people living with or affected by HIV, TB or malaria, peer educators, civil society leaders and grassroots activists are adapting, innovating and doing their part to continue the mission of saving lives and ending the epidemics – all while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    AIDS 2020: Fighting HIV in the Shadow of COVID-19

    10 July 2020

    “Our world has changed,” says Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands. “COVID-19 is derailing the fight against HIV in multiple ways.” Sands’ plenary speech at AIDS 2020: the 23rd International AIDS Conference on 10 July 2020 highlighted how the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted HIV prevention, testing and treatment, and how health partners and communities are developing new solutions to unite to fight against HIV.
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    AIDS 2020: Going Forward in Partnership

    07 July 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the global health landscape for HIV – and requires a greater level of partnership to unite the fight against the disease. At AIDS 2020: the 23rd International AIDS Conference, leaders and advocates from civil society and private sector draw on best practices, strong partnerships and shared experiences in order to combat the impact of COVID-19, save lives, and protect hard-won gains in the fight against HIV. The “HIV, COVID-19 and Global Health at an Inflection Point: Going Forward in Partnership” session takes place 7 July 2020.
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    We Cannot Go Backwards

    06 July 2020

    “It is staggering to think that we could lose so much, so fast – that many lives,” says Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands, speaking about the potential increase in AIDS-related deaths due to HIV treatment disruption during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We cannot let this happen. We cannot go backwards.” Sands’ opening remarks at the HIV2020 Conference on 6 July 2020 set a course for adapting and uniting the fight against HIV amid the pandemic.
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    Germany Pledges €150 Million to Global Fund COVID-19 Response at Global Citizen Summit

    30 June 2020

    On June 27, the Global Citizen #GlobalGoalUnite For Our Future Summit in partnership with the European Commission brought together world leaders, advocates, private sector partners, health workers, philanthropists and global citizens to strengthen the fight against COVID-19. During the summit, Chancellor Angela Merkel announced a major pledge from Germany of €150 million towards the Global Fund’s COVID-19 Response Mechanism. Highlights also include powerful words from Dr. Zolelwa Sifumba, a health worker and MDR-TB survivor from South Africa, and the launch of a new partnership with the FIFA Foundation announced by CEO Youri Djorkaeff.
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    The Fight Continues Against HIV

    18 June 2020

    We asked community and civil society partners to share their experiences and challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the first of three videos, HIV partners responded to show how even in these challenging times, the fight continues.
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