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The Global Fund

Better Than Ever, Together

Deborah Derrick | Posted 06.01.2013 | Impact
Deborah Derrick

The PEPFAR Blueprint; the Global Fund's new funding model; the IOM report: all are illustrations of the respective organizations' commitment to the constant evolution required to most effectively save lives.

Here I Am: Voices From the Fight Against Tuberculosis

Lucy Chesire | Posted 05.20.2013 | Impact
Lucy Chesire

While many will mark World TB Day this coming Sunday the 24th, it's not really a day for celebration. It's hard to celebrate something that still kills close to 1.5 million people each year in the 21st century despite the fact that everyone could have been treated or cured.

Should We Celebrate World TB Day? I'll Tell You in 1000 Days

Dr. Lucica Ditiu | Posted 05.21.2013 | Impact
Dr. Lucica Ditiu

On the one hand, there is much progress to be proud of. But across the world we are also seeing the symptoms of years of underinvestment and insufficient action in the fight against TB.

Partnerships That Pay Off

Dr. Mark Dybul | Posted 05.13.2013 | Impact
Dr. Mark Dybul

We know that if we work together, with shared responsibility, with clear mission focus and with passion and compassion as global health citizens we can completely control these maladies.

The Global Fund Needs Japan Now More Than Ever

Dr. Mark Dybul | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
Dr. Mark Dybul

We have a historic opportunity to get HIV, tuberculosis and malaria under control. We are immensely grateful to the Japanese people for the role they have played towards this end.

A New Beginning, a New Funding Model

Dr. Mark Dybul | Posted 05.05.2013 | Impact
Dr. Mark Dybul

The best workplaces are those where every staff member is encouraged and recognized for coming forward with constructive ideas and suggestions. Whether you think of that as a 'flat' organization or as one without walls, the benefits are obvious.

Here I Am: Targeting Health in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Lucy Chesire | Posted 04.29.2013 | Impact
Lucy Chesire

In a little more than 2 years, the world will hit an important target: the date by which the Millennium Development Goals are meant to be achieved.

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?

Lance Gould

In Davos, Germany Donates 1 Billion Euros To The Global Fund

HuffingtonPost.com | Lance Gould | Posted 01.24.2013 | Impact

Germany announced on Thursday that it will increase its overall financial contribution to The Global Fund to 1 billion Euros. The Global Fund is the G...

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: 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.