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The Global Fund

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.

AIDS Activism: Confusing Accountability With Personal Attacks

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anand Reddi

By not providing "new" money towards maternal and child health, President Obama had in de facto pitted HIV/AIDS against other global health objectives.

Global Fund Deserves Our Support

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

Working with the Global Fund, CRS has treated more than 2 million children in Benin for malaria and distributed nearly 3 million mosquito nets in Niger.

Why We Must Protect the Global Fund

Dr. Paul Zeitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Paul Zeitz

Let our leaders know that the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is too important to be decimated because of false attacks.

Why The AP Story Is Good News for the Global Fund

Bobby Shriver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bobby Shriver

This week's AP story about small instances of fraud in The Global Fund is the best possible news. Here's why.

The Global Fund Got It Right On Corruption

Andrew Daley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Andrew Daley

The critics will scream fraud, but what they should be screaming is thank god there is a group that is doing business in Africa that is actually watching where the money goes.

The Global Fund: Zero Tolerance for Corruption and Misuse of Funds

Todd Summers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Todd Summers

It's always interesting to me when stories create news with misused facts and salacious headlines. So I thought it might be useful to have a little background and perspective from someone who's spent a lot of time with the Global Fund.

The Global Fund Won't Stand For Any Corruption

Michel D. Kazatchkine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michel D. Kazatchkine

Yesterday's media reports drew attention to the fact that sums of money are sometimes misappropriated, but what these reports also convey is that the Global Fund has no tolerance of corruption.

Global AIDS Funding and China

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anand Reddi

The Global Fund provides funds and support to the hardest-hit countries that lack the resources to address their epidemics. However, one of the largest recipients is the second largest economy in the world: China.

Invest in the Global Fund, Invest in Better Health

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

We are at a defining moment in the struggle against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria -- killers that claim 5 million lives each year. To date, the worl...

Carla Bruni Models For The Global Fund's Born HIV Free Campaign (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

French First Lady Carla Bruni is back to modeling, posing in a Jean Paul Gaultier-designed t-shirt for The Global Fund's Born HIV Free campaign. Bruni...

Yahoo! And (RED) Team Up For Penalty Shootout Game, Raise Money For AIDS Programs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In honor of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Yahoo! and (RED) are teaming up to give soccer fans around the world a way to make a difference in the...

The Lazarus Effect Premieres May 24 on HBO, Director Lance Bangs To Give Live Q&A Session On HuffPost Impact

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Approximately 30 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa are HIV-positive but widespread poverty prevents the majority of them from receiving the anti-re...

Mighty Movie Podcast Special: Lance Bangs on The Lazarus Effect

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Before the big show this weekend (Jean-Pierre Jeunet on Micmacs and George Romero on Survival of the Dead, yippee!), here's a bonus episode focusing o...

Values and Branding: Are You For Real?

Lee Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lee Schneider

Several brands of bottled water are actually tap water, rebottled by Coke and Pepsi. But, Planet Green won't talk about it because it might upset their advertisers, Nestle, Coke and Pepsi.