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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

How the Global Fund Helps Countries Respond to COVID-19

Adapting AIDS, TB and Malaria Programs

Procuring Diagnostics

Providing Lifesaving Treatment

Equipping Health Workers with PPE



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.

The Global Fund & Health Security

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.

Infographic: U.S. AIDS, TB and Malaria Investments and Pandemic Preparedness

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.



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….

Watch PBS Newshour: 40 years of progress on HIV with Friends CEO Chris Collins

On June 11, Chris Collins, President & CEO of Friends of the Global Fight, and Reverend Robert Newells, Director at the Black AIDS Institute, appeared on PBS Newshour to discuss the domestic and international progress made in the fight against AIDS and the challenges that lay ahead in the Global Fund’s mission to eradicate the…

Friends Applauds President Biden’s Budget Request for the Global Fund

Washington, DC – Friends applauds President Biden for including $1.56 billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in his fiscal year 2022 budget request released today. “We want to thank the Biden administration for its commitment to ending the AIDS, TB and malaria epidemics,” said Chris Collins, president and CEO of…

Put the Global Fund at the Center of Pandemic Preparedness and Response

The old adage “don’t let a crisis go to waste,” never had more resonance. The COVID-19 pandemic is very far from over, and the unacceptable global disparity in access to COVID-19 vaccines, tests, treatments and personal protective equipment (PPE) requires immediate action. While we improve today’s COVID-19 response, it is also imperative that world leaders…

Women’s and Maternal Health During a Pandemic (Webinar)

How has COVID-19 impacted maternal and women’s health around the world? What are the best practices and challenges for governments, private sector and civil society organizations serving women? On Wednesday, May 19, Friends of the Global Fight hosted a conversation covering these topics and more with: -Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Associate Vice-President for Health Equity at…