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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.

Here I Am: Reflections on the Year That Was and What Will Be for the Global Fund

Lucy Chesire | Posted 02.20.2013 | Impact
Lucy Chesire

If 2011 was the year of realizing changes were needed and 2012 was the year those changes were made, 2013 is the critical year of getting funds to put those changes into action.

Painting the Town Belvedere (RED)

Charles Gibb | Posted 01.31.2013 | Impact
Charles Gibb

We have reached a pivotal point in the fight against HIV/AIDS and this weekend, Belvedere will join (RED)'s many supporters to celebrate World AIDS Day.

After a Year of Sweeping Reform, the Global Fund Is Ready for New Challenges

Simon Bland | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
Simon Bland

Last December after a year of soul-searching about the Global Fund's future culminating in the cancellation of a scheduled round of grant-giving, I insisted that the Global Fund was alive and well.

Two Prayers on World AIDS Day

Constance Mudenda | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
Constance Mudenda

In Lusaka, Zambia, people gather at the Cathedral of the Child Jesus on World AIDS Day for a candlelight service to remember loved ones killed by AIDS. I go to light candles and pray for my three children who died in the nineties, when a diagnosis of HIV here was a death sentence.

Making a Whole Lot of Noise on World AIDS Day

Deborah Dugan | Posted 01.28.2013 | Impact
Deborah Dugan

This World AIDS Day, lets all move together and generate more momentum. We already know that every generation is known for something; lets make this generation the one known for beginning the end of AIDS.

Bringing Everyone to the Table to Make the World a Healthier Place

Deborah Derrick | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Deborah Derrick

There's a lot of talk lately about what's wrong in the world -- and the myriad ways we disagree on how to fix it. I feel fortunate to work in global health, a field where there is a lot going right.

The Big Push

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.24.2012 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

Here's a thought exercise: what will the day be like when we finally defeat AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria? With the launch today of The Big Push campaign this might be more than a thought exercise.

Can Malaria, TB, and HIV Deaths Be Eliminated?

Posted 01.23.2013 | Impact

Picture this: A world where virtually no child is born with HIV, or where no death is caused by a mosquito bite or by tuberculosis. As unrealistic as ...

What You Can Do To Fight For Global Health

Posted 09.24.2012 | Impact

If you've clicked here, you may have already viewed our wall of portraits, a collection of global citizens aligned to fight diseases that we can beat,...

World Malaria Day: 5 Ways To Fight The Disease

Posted 04.25.2012 | Impact

In the time it takes for a malaria-infected mosquito to bite, you could do your part to end the spread of this deadly, but preventable, disease. Ev...

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?

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.

Totally Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 03.24.2012 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

We need to get ahead of drug-resistant tuberculosis. This means detecting TB early, testing for drug resistance and providing appropriate treatment in both the public and private sectors.

Breakthrough In Saving Lives In Rural Africa

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 03.18.2012 | Impact
Jeffrey Sachs

The campaign for 1 million community health workers has begun. Become part of the effort.

No Funding, No AIDS Free Generation

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 01.31.2012 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

While donor budgets are constrained, people's generosity is not. This World AIDS Day, I will be in Washington D.C. with Bono to encourage both governments and businesses to keep up the fight against AIDS.

Washington Leaves Millions To Die

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 01.25.2012 | World
Jeffrey Sachs

For a government that spends $1.9 billion every single day on the military, Washington's unwillingness to follow through on a $1.33 billion pledge to the Global Fund to save millions of lives is a new depth of cynicism and recklessness.

The Budget for True National Security

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Sachs

We are wasting a fortune on wars when a small fraction of that would and should enhance our national security by helping poor and unstable countries to control disease, boost food production, and protect the natural environment.

The Power of a Letter

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 11.27.2011 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

Together, we are now saving more than one million lives every year. Each of those lives is someone who can then have a healthy, productive future and go on to take care of their family and community.

Exposing a Hidden Epidemic -- Children and Tuberculosis

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 11.23.2011 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

Many believe TB is the stuff of old novels -- a disease of the past. However, TB remains a global public health threat that kills nearly two million people every year.

Makings AIDS History

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 09.27.2011 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

"Making AIDS history," this year's Capitol Hill conference organized by amfAR the Foundation for AIDS research, is of particular significance as the w...

Partnerships That Save Lives

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 09.01.2011 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

Anyone who despairs at the sheer scale of the challenge that AIDS represents should hear the story of Jacqueline, a 21-year-old Brazilian mother.

The 30-Year Fight Against AIDS and for Patient Rights

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 08.09.2011 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

In the last thirty years there has been no respite in the fight against disease: not for patients, not for doctors, not for researchers. I strongly believe that the fight against AIDS can be won.

Transparency Saves Lives

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 08.06.2011 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

The Global Fund could have been more vigilant in Mali. But we have learned our lesson. As a result of these efforts, the Global Fund is now better prepared to prevent and quickly detect fraud and misuse.

Cheaper Drugs Are Spearheading The Fight Against Malaria

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 07.03.2011 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

With the Global Fund's traditional donors facing severe budgetary strains as the world emerges from a deep financial crisis, there is a need for more innovative health programs such as AMFm.