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2014

  • 29 September 2014
    Luxembourg Raises Contribution to the Global Fund
  • 23 September 2014
    Major Push for Domestic Financing for Health
  • 23 September 2014
    Ecobank Expands Partnership with Global Fund
  • 18 September 2014
    Global Fund Congratulates DFID on Winning International Procurement Award
  • 31 July 2014
    Global Fund Welcomes Germany’s Increased Contribution
  • 30 July 2014
    Global Fund Names Carole Presern to Head Office of Board Affairs
  • 17 July 2014
    Global Fund Results Show Strong Gains
  • 24 June 2014
    New Framework on Malaria Drugs to Save $100 Million
  • 20 June 2014
    Harley Feldbaum to Lead Policy Hub at the Global Fund
  • 19 June 2014
    Gender Issues Featured at Regional Meeting
  • 13 June 2014
    UNITAID and the Global Fund Announce Formal Collaboration
  • 20 May 2014
    WHO and Global Fund Strengthen Partnership
  • 09 May 2014
    Global Fund and Munich Re in Risk Management Partnership
  • 25 April 2014
    Net Campaign Targets Universal Coverage in Chad
  • 24 April 2014
    Partners Press for Accelerated Progress against Malaria
  • 22 April 2014
    UNICEF and Global Fund Coordinate Efforts to Reach Mothers, Newborns and Children
  • 16 April 2014
    Vulnerable Groups Key to Defeating AIDS
  • 10 April 2014
    Latin America Mobilizes Partnerships in New Funding Model
  • 09 April 2014
    Innovative Investment in Indonesia Health Fund
  • 07 April 2014
    Partners in Eastern and Southern Africa Look at Investment Framework
  • 02 April 2014
    Global Fund Taps Pharmaceutical Expertise in China
  • 31 March 2014
    Kenya Aims to Reduce Malaria Mortality by Two Thirds by 2017
  • 26 March 2014
    Mozambique Aims to Reach Universal Malaria Protection in 2014
  • 24 March 2014
    TB: Reach the 3 Million
  • 21 March 2014
    Comic Relief Raises Funds for Global Fund
  • 07 March 2014
    Gender Equality Central to Global Fund’s Next Steps
  • 07 March 2014
    Global Fund Board Moves Forward on New Funding Model
  • 05 March 2014
    Global Fund Board Meeting to Finalize New Funding Model
  • 04 March 2014
    U.S. Signals Consistent Commitment to Global Health
  • 10 February 2014
    Rwanda Pilots Innovative Financing Mechanism
  • 31 January 2014
    IFRC and Global Fund Target Tuberculosis Treatment for All in Niger
  • 14 January 2014
    UNAIDS and Global Fund Fear New Law in Nigeria Could Hinder AIDS Response
  • 09 January 2014
    A New Framework for Development

2013

  • 19 December 2013
    Ecobank and the Global Fund Launch Partnership
  • 18 December 2013
    Cote d’Ivoire to Expand HIV Treatment
  • 16 December 2013
    Switzerland Escalates Contribution to the Global Fund
  • 11 December 2013
    Global Fund Sees End to Paternalism
  • 10 December 2013
    Global Fund: Quash Human Rights Barriers
  • 06 December 2013
    African Countries Make New Investments in Health
  • 06 December 2013
    Global Fund Honors Nelson Mandela
  • 03 December 2013
    Global Fund Donors Pledge US$12 Billion
  • 03 December 2013
    Global Fund Welcomes Japan’s Strong Contribution
  • 03 December 2013
    Replenishment Partners Talk Shared Responsibility
  • 03 December 2013
    Private Sector Engages in Global Fund Replenishment
  • 02 December 2013
    Global Fund Launches Replenishment with Support from President Obama
  • 02 December 2013
    Canada Increases Contribution to Global Fund by CAD 650 Million
  • 27 November 2013
    Global Fund Results Show Strong Momentum
  • 27 November 2013
    (RED) Auction Raises US$46 Million for Global Fund
  • 26 November 2013
    Inspector General Appoints Katie Hodson as Director of Investigations
  • 21 November 2013
    Republic of Korea Boosts Contribution to Global Fund
  • 14 November 2013
    Global Fund Takes Action to Prevent Wrongful Conduct
  • 08 November 2013
    Global Fund Board Predicts Strong Replenishment
  • 05 November 2013
    Breakthrough on Procurement to Save $140 Million
  • 05 November 2013
    Global Fund Thanks President Hollande
  • 23 October 2013
    Grant to Fight Malaria Crisis in Central African Republic
  • 23 October 2013
    WHO Warns in TB Report that 3 Million Escape Diagnosis
  • 21 October 2013
    Tahir Contributes $65 Million to the Global Fund
  • 17 October 2013
    Zambia Expands Access to Treatment for HIV
  • 15 October 2013
    Benin’s New HIV Grants to Serve Most Vulnerable
  • 11 October 2013
    Global Fund Names Kate Thomson as Head of the Critical Enablers and Civil Society Hub
  • 02 October 2013
    Luxembourg’s Commitment is Very Generous, Per Capita
  • 25 September 2013
    U.S. Will Host Global Fund Replenishment
  • 23 September 2013
    UK Commits £1 Billion to the Global Fund
  • 20 September 2013
    Global Fund Results Show Dramatic Gains
  • 18 September 2013
    Global Fund and Cameroon Announce New Funding for HIV Treatment
  • 05 September 2013
    Nordic Countries Pledge $750 Million to the Global Fund
  • 29 August 2013
    Global Fund Appoints Paul Tuxford as Chief Information Officer
  • 29 August 2013
    Global Fund Appoints Jason Clark as Head of Controlling and Program Finance
  • 20 August 2013
    Niger and Global Fund Sign €13.5 Million Malaria Grant
  • 02 August 2013
    Charlize Theron: “The moment to act against AIDS is now”
  • 26 July 2013
    Chad Targets Universal Mosquito Net Coverage with Global Fund Grant
  • 16 July 2013
    Global Fund Welcomes Contribution by France
  • 09 July 2013
    Namibia and the Global Fund Sign US$100 Million Grant Agreement
  • 01 July 2013
    Global Fund Supports New WHO Guidelines on HIV
  • 01 July 2013
    Kenya and the Global Fund and UNAIDS Signal Partnership
  • 28 June 2013
    Ten Countries Rally to Eliminate Malaria in Central America and the Caribbean
  • 19 June 2013
    Global Fund Board Approves First Grants under New Approach to Funding
  • 19 June 2013
    Global Fund Appoints Martin O’Malley as Inspector General
  • 27 May 2013
    African Heads of State Rally Support for Global Fund
  • 17 May 2013
    Global Fund Joins New Innovative Financing Partnership
  • 15 May 2013
    Global Fund Announces New Mali Grants
  • 10 May 2013
    Uganda Launches Largest Malaria Prevention Campaign
  • 08 May 2013
    Lesotho to Expand HIV and Tuberculosis Programs
  • 06 May 2013
    Switzerland Raises Contribution to Global Fund by 43 Percent
  • 25 April 2013
    Global Fund Launches Web Special for World Malaria Day
  • 25 April 2013
    Zambezi Region Launches Effort to Eliminate Malaria
  • 24 April 2013
    Global Fund Says Malaria Can Be Defeated
  • 23 April 2013
    President of Nigeria Joins Global Fund Efforts to Broaden Fight Against HIV, TB and Malaria
  • 10 April 2013
    Global Fund Welcomes U.S. Budget Decision
  • 10 April 2013
    Global Fund Partners See Chance to Dramatically Alter Course of Diseases
  • 08 April 2013
    Global Fund Targets $15 Billion to Effectively Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria
  • 27 March 2013
    Global Fund Appoints Marijke Wijnroks as Chief of Staff
  • 22 March 2013
    Global Fund Selects its Next Board Chair and Vice-Chair
  • 18 March 2013
    Tuberculosis Threat Cited by World Health Organization and Global Fund
  • 15 March 2013
    Global Fund Congratulates Alex Godwin Coutinhou on Winning Prize for Medical Services
  • 14 March 2013
    Global Fund Congratulates Peter Piot on Winning Prize for Medical Research
  • 12 March 2013
    Global Fund Appoints Michael Borowitz as Head of Strategic Investment & Partnerships
  • 07 March 2013
    The Global Fund Committed to Health Work in Mali
  • 07 March 2013
    Global Fund’s Executive Director Visits President of South Africa
  • 28 February 2013
    Global Fund Launches New Funding Model
  • 30 January 2013
    Executive Director’s First Official Visit Held in France
  • 24 January 2013
    Germany Makes EUR 1 Billion Contribution to the Global Fund
  • 22 January 2013
    Global Fund Executive Director Calls for Focused Action to Fight Infectious Disease
  • 21 January 2013
    Global Fund Appoints Osamu Kunii as Head of Strategy Investment and Impact
  • 21 January 2013
    Mark Dybul Begins as Executive Director of the Global Fund

2012

  • 14 December 2012
    Japan’s 2012 Contribution to the Global Fund is the Highest it Has Ever Made
  • 13 December 2012
    Nigeria and Global Fund Sign Grants Worth $335 Million to Fight HIV, TB
  • 05 December 2012
    Global Fund Appoints Norbert Hauser as Interim Inspector General
  • 01 December 2012
    Tanzania aims to attain universal access to HIV treatment by 2015
  • 01 December 2012
    (RED) reaches record milestone: $200 million raised to fight AIDS in Africa
  • 30 November 2012
    China and Global Fund Signal Strong Partnership
  • 29 November 2012
    Global Fund support extends antiretroviral treatment to 4.2 million people
  • 26 November 2012
    Renowned Photographic Exhibition ‘Access to Life’ in Australia for World AIDS Day
  • 21 November 2012
    Full-scale HIV program to resume in Mali
  • 15 November 2012
    Global Fund Appoints Mark Dybul as Executive Director
  • 15 November 2012
    Global Fund Board Decides on Transition to New Approach for Funding Grants
  • 15 November 2012
    Board Approves Integration of AMFm into Core Global Fund Grant Processes
  • 15 November 2012
    Global Fund Terminates the Employment of Inspector General
  • 09 November 2012
    Global Fund Appoints Elizabeth O’Donnell as Head of Human Resources
  • 09 November 2012
    Global Fund Appoints Christopher Game as Chief Procurement Officer
  • 10 October 2012
    Global Fund Appoints Sylvie Billion as Treasurer, Deputy CFO
  • 10 October 2012
    Zambia and the Global Fund Sign Agreement on US$102 million for HIV Programs
  • 02 October 2012
    Zimbabwe to Attain Universal Coverage of AIDS Treatment by the End of the Year
  • 25 September 2012
    Coca-cola and the Global Fund Announce Partnership to Help Bring Critical Medicines to Remote Regions
  • 25 September 2012
    ‘The Big Push’ Launched to Take on Global Health Challenges
  • 25 September 2012
    Global Fund-Supported Programs Effective in Preventing and Treating Disease
  • 14 September 2012
    Global Fund Adopts New Approach to Funding Grants
  • 28 August 2012
    Global Fund Approves US$ 419.2 Million in New Grants to Finance Essential Services
  • 24 August 2012
    Nigeria and the Global Fund Sign Grant Agreements worth $225 Million to Fight Malaria
  • 06 August 2012
    Global Fund Appoints Daniel Camus as Chief Financial Officer
  • 25 July 2012
    Global Fund Recognizes Signal of Deep Commitment by Spain
  • 23 July 2012
    Global Fund Results Show Broad Gains Against HIV
  • 19 July 2012
    Global Fund and Ethiopia Sign Grant Agreements For US$ 424 Million
  • 10 July 2012
    Global Fund Releases an Analysis of Audits and Investigations – 2012
  • 05 July 2012
    General Manager Says Global Fund Offers Outstanding Value for Money
  • 11 May 2012
    Board of Global Fund Speeds Up Implementation of its Strategy
  • 09 May 2012
    Global Fund Forecasts $1.6 billion in Available Funds for 2012-2014
  • 03 May 2012
    Global Fund Names Seth Faison as Director of Communications
  • 25 April 2012
    Global Fund-led initiative slashes cost of anti-Malaria medicines in many African countries
  • 19 April 2012
    UK Development Minister Praises Reforms at Global Fund
  • 13 April 2012
    G8 Foreign Ministers call on Donors to support Global Fund
  • 02 April 2012
    Global Fund Transformation to Simplify Procedures for Grant Administration
  • 23 March 2012
    World TB Day: 10 years of sustained Global Fund support
  • 13 March 2012
    Global Fund welcomes $340 million contribution by Japan
  • 08 March 2012
    Global Fund Sees Germany's Contribution as Recognition of New Direction
  • 15 February 2012
    Global Fund hails President Obama’s request for increased support for life-saving programs
  • 26 January 2012
    The Global Fund Welcomes US$750 Million Promissory Note from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • 24 January 2012
    The Global Fund appoints Gabriel Jaramillo as General Manager
  • 24 January 2012
    The Global Fund’s Executive Director to step down in March
  • 24 January 2012
    Saudi Arabia donates US $25,000,000 to the Global Fund

2011

  • 05 December 2011
    Countries Commit To Take Action to Prevent Theft of Medicines
  • 30 November 2011
    Global Fund-supported programs see strong results amid funding challenges
  • 23 November 2011
    Global Fund Welcomes Germany’s Contribution for 2011
  • 23 November 2011
    The Global Fund adopts new strategy to save 10 million lives by 2016
  • 17 November 2011
    Sony and Global Fund forge partnership in HIV and AIDS behavior change projects
  • 09 November 2011
    Global Fund welcomes U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s support for Global Fund
  • 19 October 2011
    Global Fund to transfer management of HIV grant in Mali
  • 19 October 2011
    Global Fund has helped to save 830,000 lives from Malaria since 2002
  • 18 October 2011
    Sweden announces increased three-year pledge to The Global Fund
  • 14 October 2011
    Massive push to protect populations from malaria in Somalia’s south central regions
  • 27 September 2011
    Global Fund Board adopts Panel recommendations calling for urgent reform
  • 19 September 2011
    Global Fund welcomes call by Independent High Level Panel for stronger financial safeguards
  • 14 September 2011
    Global Fund supports efforts to control multi-drug resistant Tuberculosis in WHO European region
  • 14 September 2011
    Morgan Freeman, Annie Lennox, Deepak Chopra, Jeremy Irons and other celebrities: “We must support the Global Fund to keep saving millions of lives from AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria”
  • 16 August 2011
    Global Fund’s Board Chair Martin Dinham steps down due to illness
  • 15 July 2011
    Global Fund welcomes the Netherlands' decision to commit €163.5 million
  • 30 June 2011
    Lutheran World Relief and Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Announce US$45 Million Campaign to Fight Malaria in Africa
  • 28 June 2011
    Global Fund-supported programs provide 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria
  • 27 May 2011
    Deauville Summit - Spousal Program Working lunch on the protection of mothers and children against HIV
  • 26 May 2011
    Global Fund strategy aims to help shape market and ensure sustainability of AIDS treatment
  • 19 May 2011
    Global Fund-supported programs see big expansion in treatment and prevention of three diseases - A record USD 3 billion was disbursed in 2010, according to new report
  • 13 May 2011
    Global Fund Board appoints former DFID Director General Martin Dinham as new Board Chair - Lesotho Health Minister Mphu Ramatlapeng to be Vice Chair
  • 11 May 2011
    Malaysia joins the Global Fund portfolio with HIV and AIDS grant
  • 10 May 2011
    The Global Fund Board meets to consider 5-year strategy, reform agenda
  • 04 May 2011
    Independent review of the Global Fund will be concluded by September
  • 22 April 2011
    International initiative slashes cost of anti-malaria drugs in several African countries
  • 20 April 2011
    Global Fund refutes misleading Associated Press article on drug theft
  • 18 April 2011
    The Global Fund Welcomes U.S. Budget Allocation of US$1.05 billion for 2011
  • 23 March 2011
    World TB Day: Partners call for increased commitment to tackle MDR-TB
  • 16 March 2011
    Global Fund names former Health and Human Services Secretary Leavitt and former President of Botswana Mogae to lead an independent review of Global Fund financial safeguards
  • 02 March 2011
    The Global Fund suspends AIDS grant in Mali
  • 01 March 2011
    UK Minister says Global Fund has "excellent track record" and will receive increased funding
  • 04 February 2011
    The Global Fund announces measures to enhance financial safeguards and strengthen fraud prevention
  • 24 January 2011
    Global Fund statement on abuse of funds in some countries
  • 11 January 2011
    Professor Michel Kazatchkine appointed to a second term as Executive Director of the Global Fund