Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Global Fund appoints Peter Sands as Executive Director

GENEVA, 14 November 2017 – The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today appointed a new Executive Director: Peter Sands [ download in English | Français], a former chief executive of Standard Chartered Bank who after a distinguished career in banking immersed himself in a range of global public health projects.

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Global Fund and The Union deepen partnership to fight TB

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, 11 October 2017 – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, also known as The Union, announced a partnership agreement to deepen their shared commitment to end tuberculosis as an epidemic.

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Partners launch global effort to find missing cases of TB

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, 9 October 2017 – Global health partners and implementers from 13 countries with a high burden of tuberculosis launched an ambitious program to find and treat an additional 1.5 million missing cases of TB by the end of 2019. The new initiative is critically important to stopping the spread of TB and to reaching the global goal of ending TB as an epidemic by 2030.

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Global Fund Results Report 2017

GENEVA, 13 September 2017 - Programs supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have saved 22 million lives, according to a report released today. The report also shows significant increases in the number of people receiving treatment for HIV, diagnosis and treatment for TB and having an insecticide treated net to prevent malaria.

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Global Fund’s year-end 2016 results

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has released its year-end 2016 results, showing accelerated progress against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.

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UNHCR and Global Fund strengthen partnership to expand health services to refugees

GENEVA, 31 May 2017 – 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.

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UNDP and Global Fund grant to fight drug-resistant TB in Bolivia with focus on prison populations

New York, 8 February - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) announced a new US$11 million grant to fight tuberculosis (TB) in Bolivia. Aiming to strengthen detection, diagnosis and treatment of TB in the South American country, the funds will focus on TB/HIV co-infections, drug resistant TB, and TB in Bolivian prison populations.

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New Global Fund results show further progress against HIV, TB and malaria

GENEVA – Latest results show that programs supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have achieved significant increases in the number of people receiving treatment for HIV, diagnosis and treatment for TB and having an insecticide treated net to prevent malaria.

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Global Fund donors pledge nearly $13 billion to help end epidemics

MONTREAL, 17 September 2016 – At the launch of the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment, donors pledged over US$12.9 billion for the next three years, demonstrating extraordinary global commitment toward ending the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria for good.

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Global Fund report shows 20 million lives saved

GENEVA – Programs supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have saved 20 million lives, according to a report released today (September 1).

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