Report: The Global Fund’s Unique Contribution to Universal Health Coverage and Stronger Health Systems
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The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: A smart, lifesaving U.S. investment
decline in combined death rate from AIDS, TB and malaria
THE GLOBAL FUND TO FIGHT AIDS, TUBERCULOSIS AND MALARIA
Is the world’s largest global health funder
Invests more than $5 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
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.
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.
Providing a $1.65 billion appropriation for the Global Fund in fiscal year 2025 would support lifesaving interventions and help continue progress toward ending the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Click on the infographic below to learn about the far-reaching impact of U.S. investment.
By Chris Collins Several months ago, I was in a meeting with a prominent member of Congress who said he wished the funding bill that supports international assistance could be retitled, “the U.S. security bill – because that’s really what it is.” He was speaking of the State, Foreign Operations appropriations bill, the legislation that…
The Global Fund’s Unique Contribution to Universal Health Coverage and Stronger Health Systems: Community Health Workers are Critical, Webinar Panelists Say Community health workers are essential to achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC), panelists said during a webinar Friends convened for UHC Day on Tuesday, December 12. Both Mustapha Bittaye, director of health services at the…
On December 8th, Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) and in total 207 members of the Faith-Based Coalition for the Global Fund sent a letter to the Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate and House Appropriations Committees and Subcommittees on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs to thank them for the House and…
How Integrated Person-Centered Care Can Pave the Path Towards Universal Health Coverage Translating Learnings from the HIV Response Following the United Nations High Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UHC), policymakers and communities are looking for tangible approaches to accelerate progress toward the 2030 UHC goal. We would be remiss if we didn’t look at…