Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Global partners commit to step up the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria

NEW DELHI, 8 January 2019 – At the kick-off meeting of the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment, leaders, global health organizations, civil society groups and people affected by the diseases vowed collective action to end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and accelerate progress toward universal health coverage.

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Global Fund announces US$14 billion target to step up the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria ahead of Lyon Conference in October 2019

PARIS, 11 January 2019 – The Global Fund today announced its fundraising target for the next three-year cycle, outlining how a minimum of US$14 billion will help save 16 million lives, cut the mortality rate from HIV, TB and malaria in half, and build stronger health systems by 2023. The summary of the Sixth Replenishment Investment Case describes what can be achieved by a fully funded Global Fund, the new threats facing global health progress today, and the risks if we don’t step up the fight now.

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WHO and Global Fund sign framework agreement

The World Health Organization and the Global Fund today signed a Global Strategic Framework as a foundation for closer collaboration, based on respective mandates and strengths, and with commitment toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. It was signed by Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of WHO, and Peter Sands, Executive Director of the Global Fund.

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Global Fund partnership has saved 27 million lives

PARIS, 12 September 2018 – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria released a report today demonstrating that 27 million lives have been saved by the Global Fund partnership. The report shows tremendous progress that has been achieved by efforts to end the epidemics, while highlighting new threats.

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Global Fund and ICRC join forces to enhance response to HIV, TB and malaria in conflict-affected areas

Geneva, 16 July 2018 – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) met Monday to announce a collaboration agreement focused on providing better care to individuals and communities burdened by these diseases in hard-to-reach conflict-affected areas and detention centres.

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African meeting highlights need for increased political leadership in efforts to end TB

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s “Voices”: Spreading Ideas to Help End TB

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Let's get real: Reaching an additional 1.5 million missing people with TB

18 December 2017 - Geneva, Switzerland -- A new Strategic Initiative agreement signed today between the Stop TB Partnership and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria will see the Partnership contribute towards reaching an additional 1.5 million people with TB by 2019 that are currently missed by health systems. The agreement is part of TB Catalytic Funding where a similar agreement was signed with WHO on 1 December, 2017. Under this collaboration, and using lessons learned from different initiatives especially TB REACH, the Stop TB Partnership will work with National TB Programs and partners in order to ensure that everyone with TB is reached with quality services and receive proper treatment and care through reducing barriers, development and scale-up of innovative tools and approaches in service delivery as well as through experience sharing.

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WHO and Global Fund sign cooperation agreement

01 December 2017 | GENEVA - The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) extended their close partnership with a new cooperation agreement to help countries accelerate efforts to end the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic by 2030. The overall agreement includes financing support for all three diseases - HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria, as part of efforts to achieve universal health coverage.

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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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