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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.

Coca-Cola’s “Project Last Mile” Expands to Liberia and Swaziland Strengthening Health Systems across Africa

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 11:19
Today at the European Development Days, The Coca-Cola Company and its Foundations, in partnership with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, announced the latest expansion of “Project Last Mile” with innovative programs to strengthen local health systems in Liberia and Swaziland. Launched in 2010 to transform the delivery of medical supplies in Tanzania, Project Last Mile has since worked with Ministries of Health in Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria and South Africa to improve the availability of essential medicines.

Remembering Babatunde Osotimehin

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 06:38
The Global Fund expressed its profound sadness at the news that Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, passed away. He was 68 years old.

UNHCR and Global Fund Strengthen Partnership to Expand Health Services to Refugees

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 18:02
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today signed an agreement intended to improve health services for refugees and other displaced communities. This new agreement will strengthen UNHCR’s humanitarian response - focusing on public health and education as well as emergency care.

Global Fund welcomes Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as Director-General of WHO

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 18:10
The Global Fund congratulates Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his election as the new Director-General of World Health Organization.

Global Fund Rates Highly in Australian Aid Review

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 09:50
The Global Fund scored a top rating for its effective investment of donor money to respond to HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in a newly released Multilateral Performance Assessment published in the Performance of Australian Aid Report by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.  The assessment confirmed the Global Fund as a strong, results-driven partner, giving consistent ratings of 5 out of 6 across its six criteria.

Global Fund Accelerates Efforts To End Epidemics

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 19:45
At its 37th Meeting, the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria took significant steps toward increasing impact and maximizing effectiveness in its goal of ending epidemics, which will achieve greater health security and long-term prosperity.

Global Fund Board Selects New Chair and Vice-Chair

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 15:42
The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria selected Aida Kurtović as its new Chair, after serving as Vice-Chair for the past two years. The Board also selected Ambassador John Simon as incoming Vice-Chair.