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Global Fund and The Union Deepen Partnership to Fight TB

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 14:28
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, also known as The Union, announced a partnership agreement to deepen their shared commitment to end tuberculosis as an epidemic.

Partners Launch Global Effort to Find Missing Cases of TB

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 09:17
Global health partners and implementers from 13 countries with a high burden of tuberculosis launched an ambitious program to find and treat an additional 1.5 million missing cases of TB by the end of 2019. The new initiative is critically important to stopping the spread of TB and to reaching the global goal of ending TB as an epidemic by 2030.

Global Fund Partnership has Saved 22 Million Lives

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 15:05
Programs supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have saved 22 million lives, according to a report released today. The report also shows significant increases in the number of people receiving treatment for HIV, diagnosis and treatment for TB and having an insecticide treated net to prevent malaria.

The French Council of Investors in Africa and the Global Fund Create Innovative Partnership

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:40
The French Council of Investors in Africa (CIAN) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have entered into a cooperation agreement aimed at involving French companies in the fight against the three diseases in sub Saharan Africa.

New Global Fund Results Show Accelerated HIV Treatment Progress

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:49
Ahead of next week’s International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Paris, France, the Global Fund announced new results that highlight accelerating progress in providing HIV prevention, treatment and care services.

Dr. Jeremiah Chakaya Elected New Chair of Technical Review Panel

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 16:16
The Technical Review Panel, a pool of independent experts who analyze the technical merit of all funding applications to the Global Fund, has elected a new chair, Dr. Jeremiah Chakaya Muhwa, a world-renowned expert in tuberculosis from Kenya.