Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Global Fund partners pledge record level of support to end deadly diseases, prevent future pandemics

NEW YORK / GENEVA, 21 September 2022 – The United States of America-hosted pledging conference for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria raised more than US$14.25 billion so far for the partnership’s work over the next three years. The conference in the margins of the UN General Assembly brought together more than 45 countries (including 18 Heads of State and Government), multilateral partners, private sector companies and civil society and community organizations. This support aims to save 20 million lives, avert 450 million new infections, and bring new hope for ending AIDS, TB and malaria. This investment will also strengthen health and community systems to leave no one behind and be resilient to future shocks.

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New Global Fund report shows 50 million lives saved over 20 years in fight against HIV, TB and malaria; Pandemic investments paying off

GENEVA, 12 September 2022 – The Global Fund’s 2022 Results Report released today finds a significant rebound in 2021 for programs working to defeat HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on the fight against the three diseases, leading to the decline of key programmatic results across the three diseases for the first time in the history of the Global Fund. When the pandemic hit countries where the Global Fund works, the partnership rapidly mounted a response to deliver additional resources. This year, the new report shows those investments paid off and recovery is underway.

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Global Fund reports significant progress in breaking down human rights-related barriers to HIV and TB services

MONTREAL, 31 July 2022 – A new reportdownload in English | Español | Français | Русский ] released by the Global Fund today at the 24th International AIDS Conference unveils key findings of the activities supported by the Global Fund’s Breaking Down Barriers initiative, a groundbreaking program launched in 2017 to provide intensive financial and technical support to 20 countries* to address stigma and discrimination, criminalization and other human rights-related obstacles that continue to threaten progress against HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria.

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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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