Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Roche enters partnership with the Global Fund to support low- and middle-income countries in strengthening critical diagnostics infrastructure

-- Almost half of the world’s population has no or limited access to diagnostics

-- This situation is especially acute in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where diagnostics plays a critical role for treating and containing the spread of infectious diseases such as Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV

-- New partnership between Roche and the Global Fund supports low- and middle-income countries in broadening access to diagnostics, helping millions of previously undiagnosed people with TB and HIV get diagnosed and eventually treated

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President Biden signals a $6 billion US pledge for the Seventh Replenishment and offers to match $1 for every $2 contributed by other donors

GENEVA, 28 March 2022 – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria enthusiastically welcomes President Joe Biden’s request to the United States Congress for a commitment of US$2 billion for the Global Fund for fiscal year 2023, the first year of the Global Fund’s 2023-2025 funding cycle. President Biden’s fiscal year 2023 budget includes “… a $2 billion contribution for the Global Fund’s Seventh Replenishment, for an intended pledge of $6 billion over three years….” The White House notes that the United States will “match $1 for every $2 contributed by other donors.”

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Global Fund calls for renewed urgency in fight to end TB

'If we fail to step up the fight against TB, we must accept that we are effectively abandoning the 2030 goal to end the disease as a public health threat.'

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TB Quarterly Update: Innovative approaches to finding and treating missing people with TB

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria released the second edition of the TB Quarterly Update. It is produced on a quarterly basis to share information on the achievements, tools, guidance, best practices and highlights of the TB Strategic Initiative and other TB-related activities.

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Global Fund approves emergency funding to maintain essential HIV and TB services in Ukraine

GENEVA – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has approved US$30 million to top up its Emergency Fund, including US$15 million to support the continuity of HIV and TB prevention, testing and treatment services in Ukraine. This is on top of the US$119.4 million allocated to Ukraine to support the fight against HIV and TB in the country over the 2020-2022 period, and of the US$46.6 million granted for the COVID-19 response since the pandemic broke out.

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Five African presidents launch Global Fund's US$18 billion campaign to restore progress against AIDS, TB and malaria amid COVID-19 disruption

-- Presidents of DRC, Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal and South Africa join global leaders, communities, civil society organizations and private sector partners to kick off the Global Fund’s Seventh Replenishment campaign.
-- US$18 billion would save 20 million lives, cut HIV, TB and malaria deaths by 65% and strengthen health systems to reinforce pandemic preparedness.

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WHO and Global Fund warn inequalities block progress towards ending AIDS, TB and malaria

GENEVA, 09 December 2021 – Inequities have been widely acknowledged as barriers to achieving global and national goals and targets in HIV, TB and malaria programs. However, the magnitude and extent of underlying health inequalities have remained poorly documented and understood.

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Global Fund Board approves new strategy

Global Fund Board approves new strategy placing people and communities at center to lead fight against HIV, TB, malaria, to build systems for health, equity and strengthen pandemic preparedness

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TB Quarterly Update: Innovative approaches to finding and treating missing people with TB

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria released the first TB Quarterly Update. It will be produced on a quarterly basis to share information on the achievements, tools, guidance, best practices and highlights of the TB Strategic Initiative and other TB-related activities.

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Mapping the Technology Landscape of National TB Programs: Report

Harnessing the power of digital health technologies is essential to driving progress in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). The COVID-19 pandemic has further underlined the importance of digital tools and international cooperation and collaboration for global health.

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