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The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: A smart, lifesaving U.S. investment


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



Ending AIDS

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.

Ending TB

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.

Ending Malaria

In the last two decades, global efforts against malaria have reached a tipping point, allowing health leaders for the first time to move beyond merely controlling this ancient disease and instead commit to ending it.


Maya’s Story: Uncovering the Stigma Behind HIV & Tuberculosis

Days before her wedding day, Maya found out she was HIV positive. Maya feared being ostracized by her family if she told them about her diagnosis, so she kept her status a secret. Stigma and discrimination are a reality that Maya faces nearly every day in her community in Indonesia. Her HIV status also makes…

How COVID-19 is Affecting the Global Response to AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

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….

Friends Lauds Senate State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee For Including $2 Billion for Global Fund in FY 2023

Friends Lauds Senate State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee For Including $2 Billion for Global Fund in FY 2023 Other countries must now step up to unlock funding or risk leaving U.S. money on the table Washington, DC – Friends applauds the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (SFOPS) for including $2…

It Will Take More Than Pills to End the HIV Epidemic

This is a personal essay by Joyce Ouma , an HIV advocate in Kenya. Joyce Ouma , an HIV advocate in Kenya. In 2014, during my final year of high school, I developed painful red welts all over my body. I didn’t know then that the rash was shingles, which can be a sign of HIV. When…