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The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: A smart, lifesaving U.S. investment
THE GLOBAL FUND TO FIGHT AIDS, TUBERCULOSIS, AND MALARIA
Is the world’s largest global health funder
Invests more than $4 billion a year in programs run by local experts and governments
Builds stronger health systems, health security and pandemic preparedness
Accelerates the end of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases
How the Global Fund Helps Countries Respond to COVID-19
Adapting AIDS, TB and Malaria Programs
Providing Lifesaving Treatment
Equipping Health Workers with PPE
Translating Progress into Success to End the AIDS Epidemic is a collaboration between amfAR, AVAC, and Friends of the Global Fight, with technical assistance from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. The report was conceptualized to take stock of how far we have come – and how far we have to go – toward ending HIV and AIDS around the world.
TB is curable. We need renewed and sustained political will to combat this epidemic. We know we can end the TB epidemic. It is a matter of scaling up effective programs, dedicating sufficient resources and mobilizing the political will. This report highlights six locations where communities made impressive progress to significantly reduce TB cases and deaths – from California in the United States to Tomsk, Russia and Karachi, Pakistan.
More than one-third of the Global Fund's work to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria also supports health security, finds The Lancet Global Health. Vertical programs play an essential role to grow health security capacity.
How U.S. investments in the global fight to end AIDS, TB and malaria help prepare the world to identify and respond to emerging pandemics.LEARN MORE
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a serious impact on the most vulnerable communities worldwide and threatens progress on HIV, TB, malaria, vaccination and other areas of health. Below, you can find regularly updated information on the impact of COVID-19 on HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria and news items from around the world on important developments. 1….
If we’ve learned anything in the last year, it’s the great necessity of global health to U.S. foreign policy. This virtual panel, hosted by Friends of the Global Fight, Foreign Policy for America and the George W. Bush Institute, discussed what the most useful current and future policy assets are to apply and including questions…
Even as COVID-19 poses new threats, the Global Fund is doing essential work to fight AIDS, TB and malaria around the world.
Friends welcomes today’s appointment of Gayle Smith as Coordinator for Global COVID Response & Health Security at the State Department. “Gayle Smith is an outstanding choice to lead U.S. efforts on health security,” said Chris Collins, President and CEO of Friends. “Ms. Smith brings a wealth of experience to the global response to COVID-19, having played…
Setbacks and Opportunities in India’s Fight Against TB As the world responds to COVID-19, we can’t forget the ongoing TB epidemic, which killed 1.4 million people worldwide in 2019. India faces a high incidence of TB cases and considerable TB deaths, accounting for over 25% of global TB cases. In 2019, there were 2.64 million…