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The Dance of Policy and Practice: Changing India With the Global Fund

Sonal Mehta | Posted 04.02.2013 | Impact
Sonal Mehta

Real policy change typically requires evidence of potential impact. How does civil society in all its fragmentation create a body of data to demonstrate that a certain approach can work?

Here I Am: Calling On Economic Leaders to Fully Fund the Global Fund

Lucy Chesire | Posted 03.26.2013 | Impact
Lucy Chesire

What could be more transformative than investing in a globally-recognized transparent, accountable and effective mechanism to end the most deadly infections diseases?

Keep Pushing: Join the Campaign to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.25.2013 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

Last September, the Huffington Post, together with the Global Fund, launched The Big Push campaign, seeking to build on the great progress that has been made in recent years fighting AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. And to keep the spotlight on what is possible, HuffPost's front page is featuring photos of those who have joined the campaign. Please join us and submit your own.

I Just Don't Get It...

Nafez Al Dakkak | Posted 03.24.2013 | World
Nafez Al Dakkak

The unemployment suffered by the youth of today will most likely haunt them for the rest of their lives and when they become parents of their own -- if they ever make enough of a living to start their own families -- it will also haunt their own children.

The Big Push to Defeat AIDS, TB and Malaria

Dr. Mark Dybul | Posted 03.22.2013 | Impact
Dr. Mark Dybul

Every era offers something special. I think the most special thing about our current time is the incredible opportunity that scientific advances have provided in the field of global health, giving us the ability to completely control highly dangerous infectious diseases such as AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

Here I Am: Focus on Malaria Elimination -- an Interview With Dr. Roly Gosling

Lucy Chesire | Posted 03.19.2013 | Impact
Lucy Chesire

Dr. Roly Gosling is an international expert on malaria. I have asked him to answer a few questions for us regarding malaria elimination, its importance, and why the Global Fund is critical to achieving that goal worldwide.

Here I Am: New Year's Wishes

Lucy Chesire | Posted 03.04.2013 | Impact
Lucy Chesire

The Here I Am campaign is starting the year with wishes, but we won't stop there. We will work hard to create the political will to make a fully funded Global Fund possible in 2013 so that we can begin to end AIDS, TB and malaria.

Give the Gift of Childhood Innocence: The Global Fund and Letting Kids Be Kids (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.19.2012 | Impact

At the Global Fund for Children (GFC), the lives of children on the edges of society — trafficked children, refugees, child laborers — are transfo...

Here I Am: A Kenyan Story of Hope in the Face of Drug-resistant TB

Lucy Chesire | Posted 02.05.2013 | Impact
Lucy Chesire

Edward is lucky to have been diagnosed in time; the most common methods for testing drug resistance can take between six and 16 weeks. Luck shouldn't have anything to do with it: Many patients lose their lives before it is even known that they have drug-resistant TB.

LIVESTREAM: Electronic Music Festival Raises Funds, Awareness For AIDS

Posted 12.01.2012 | Impact

As part of World AIDS Day, DJ Tiësto and other dance music headliners will be performing from the Stereosonic Music Festival in Melbourne, Australia ...

Zimbabwe's Great Leap Toward Preventing HIV in Children

Chip Lyons | Posted 08.01.2012 | Impact
Chip Lyons

By committing to the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, Zimbabwe has ensured that its children will not only survive, but have the opportunity to thrive.

Building American Support for Global Health Spending

Tom Murphy | Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact
Tom Murphy

The reality of foreign aid spending is vastly different than its perception. Despite representing a small sliver of the federal budget, foreign aid does a lot of good.

5 Ways To Help Moms In Need On Mother's Day

Posted 05.13.2012 | Impact

As you share in the delight of your mom opening her gifts given with love this Mother's Day, take a moment to remember those who aren't fortunate enou...

WATCH: Mandy Moore On Prevention For World Malaria Day 2012

Posted 09.14.2012 | Impact

On World Malaria Day 2012, Mandy Moore shares a first-hand account with AOL of her visits to Cameroon, Central African Republic and Sudan, where she ...

World Tuberculosis Day -- Do We Really Need It?

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 09.15.2012 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

Is apathy and the financial crisis what stand between us and the saving the lives of people who lack access to basic prevention and treatment?

World Tuberculosis Day 2012: Stopping Tuberculosis in Our Lifetimes

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

In order to ensure that new tools are developed and today's treatments are provided, governments must prioritize tuberculosis as a public health priority and close the projected gaps in domestic and international funding.

10 Years On, Funding Crisis Threatens the Global Fund's Effort to End AIDS

Joanne Carter | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics
Joanne Carter

So we're calling on the U.S. to host this meeting. We strongly believe that if the U.S. hosts this emergency donor's conference, other donors will join in. If we convene it, they will come.

Bill Gates Pledges $750 Million For Troubled Global Fund

AP | By JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 09.13.2012 | Impact

DAVOS, Switzerland -- Bill Gates pledged $750 million on Thursday to fight three killer diseases and rescue a beleaguered health fund whose financial ...

At the 10-Year Mark, the Global Fund Readies for a New Chapter

Natasha F. Bilimoria | Posted 01.08.2012 | Impact
Natasha F. Bilimoria

Last month, an independent high-level panel issued a report on the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the world's largest financier ...

Contagion -- the Stuff of Thrillers?

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 11.15.2011 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

It all starts with a cough. A woman covers her mouth and then shakes hands with a man next to her on a plane. He infects 10 others. Everyone gets horr...

Finding And Serving The Most Vulnerable Of All

David Weiss | Posted 08.16.2011 | Impact
David Weiss

Even among vulnerable communities one can find groups that seem to be the most vulnerable of all.

30 Years Later, the Fight Against AIDS Continues Thanks to U.S. Leadership

Natasha F. Bilimoria | Posted 08.10.2011 | Impact
Natasha F. Bilimoria

Let's build on the progress made in the past 30 years and achieve our shared end goal -- a world free of HIV/AIDS.

We Can Save One Million More Lives

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 08.08.2011 | World
Kolleen Bouchane

While we have made historic progress against AIDS over the last 30 years, unless we get smart about increasing investments and leveraging the opportunities these studies provide we stand to lose previous gains.

Global Fund Rethinks Groundbreaking Transparency Policy After Scandal

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 07.10.2011 | Impact

GENEVA — A global health fund championed by celebrities and world leaders is considering scaling back its groundbreaking philosophy of full tran...

No Community Left Behind? HIV and AIDS in Latin America

David Weiss | Posted 06.13.2011 | World
David Weiss

Despite the great strides many countries have made, inequalities are still evident across the region. Nowhere is this more evident than in access to health care.