iOS app Android app

Global Fund

Global Fund an Early Test for Obama's New Global Poverty Strategy

Joanne Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Carter

Yesterday President Obama stood before the United Nations and outlined his vision for the United States to continue the fight against global poverty a...

Why Global Fund Reform Paves the Way for Robust Pledges

Dr. Paul Zeitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Paul Zeitz

Change is hard. It scares people, even those in uncomfortable situations. As I look at the New York skyline, preparing for President Obama's pledge to...

The Global Fund: An ROI that Gives Life

Dr. Paul Zeitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Paul Zeitz

I was near Wall Street yesterday. The money that continues to pour into the investment banks, hedge funds and money center banks is staggering. But th...

Born Without the Burden of HIV

Susan Smith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Susan Smith Ellis

Despite the fact that HIV/AIDS is preventable and treatable, 430,000 children each year -- more than 1,000 a day -- are born with the disease. About 90 percent of these babies are born in sub-Saharan Africa.

Time for World Leaders, and Everyday People, to Stand Up for the MDGs

Dr. Paul Zeitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Paul Zeitz

I witnessed an inspirational sight last week in Johannesburg: A committed group of Africans from seven nations demanded - in the strongest terms possi...

HIV/AIDS Medicine Is Only One Piece of the Puzzle

Susan Smith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Susan Smith Ellis

We are, truly, at a turning point. It will take the collective power of governments, foundations, NGOs and the private sector to sustain the global effort to combat the AIDS epidemic.

GLITZ, HOPE AND DESPAIR: The XVIII International AIDS Conference Unrolls

Chris Norwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Norwood

The XVIII International AIDS Conference opened in Vienna with its 25,000 attendees and its peculiar combination of glitz, tragic desperation, and reas...

Will Obama Keep up the Fight on Global AIDS?

Leila Nimatallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leila Nimatallah

With AIDS still killing 7,400 people each day, now is not the time to slow down, especially when you consider the impact of the crisis on children.

The Life Changing Impact of 40 Cents a Day

Concillia Muhau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Concillia Muhau

People all over the world should know that that 40 cents can give a person with HIV/AIDS the drugs that will help them live.

President Obama: Don't Turn Your Back on Africa and the Fight Against AIDS and Tuberculosis

Joanne Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Carter

Last week brought more news about how the global fight against HIV/AIDS and TB is losing crucial momentum after years of promise and progress. President Obama must step up and provide bold leadership on these crucial issues.

The Other Health Care Debate

Chris Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Collins

If we aim to lead the world toward a more comprehensive approach to global health, we must be willing to fund it. The fiscal year 2011 budget should include increased investments in addressing the deadliest infectious diseases.

Starbucks Love Project Promotes Global Sing Along

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Huffington Post has learned of a new promotion between Starbucks and (RED) to be announced tomorrow, December 4. In support of the Global Fund to ...

Starbucks Coordinates 'All You Need Is Love' Sing-Along (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As Impact reported early this month, Starbucks and their Love Project coordinated a global sing-along of The Beatles' classic song "All You Need Is Lo...

The Global Fund Seeks Additional Grants from the G8 in Hopes of Helping Millions More

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michel D. Kazatchkine

It is the very success of hundreds of health programs supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria that has produced the surge in demand for fresh grants.

Can HIV/AIDS Donors be the Lead "Gender Bender" of Global Development?

Nandini Oomman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nandini Oomman

When it comes to HIV/AIDS and gender, big donors talk the talk but sometimes stumble when it comes time to walk the walk in the prevention, treatment and care programs that they fund.

The World's Best Investment: The Global Fund

Josh Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Ruxin

The Global Fund is facing a funding shortfall of about $2 billion; a paltry sum in view of US financial bailouts, but resources that, if made available, will save millions of lives.

Riders For Health

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

I wonder if a woman who once raced motorcycles ever imagined herself running an ambulance service in the heart of Africa... Yet that's just what Andre...

A New Strategic Consensus on Foreign Assistance Must Begin with Global Health

Carol Peasley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carol Peasley

It is not enough -- and not appropriate -- for international NGOs to be directly providing services. We must simultaneously build local capacity, if not, none of the results will be sustainable.

Staggering Gains in the Fight Against AIDS

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michel D. Kazatchkine

In a world where inequality continues to grow, the recent gains in health form a bridge between the rich and the poor. We need to strengthen this bridge.

Hope that Obama Will Lead on AIDS and Poverty, But ...

Matthew Kavanagh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Kavanagh

I was riding high as I read on the Obama transition website a reiterated commitment to "invest at least $50 billion by 2013 for the global fight against HIV/AIDS." And then it vanished.

Bono's (RED) Campaign Sees Red Over Shortcomings

New York Times | Ron Nixon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A year ago, staff members at the Treatment and Research AIDS Center could barely cope. Patients, unable to find care elsewhere, flowed in from every c...