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Report Shows 17 Million Lives Saved

A new report shows that the Global Fund partnership has made remarkable gains against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria by supporting programs that have saved more than 17 million lives.

Published
22 September 2015
From
Global Fund
Global Fund will launch its replenishment campaign as a high-level event during the UN General Assembly annual meeting

The Global Fund will launch its 5th Replenishment Campaign on the 28 September 2015 in New York as a formal high-level event during the 70th UN General Assembly.

Published
22 September 2015
From
Global Fund Observer
Global Fund Partnership Forum Discusses Strategy for New Era

Partners in global health began discussions today aimed at shaping a new strategy for the Global Fund partnership to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. The Partnership Forum brought together over 10 participants from communities affected by the diseases, civil society, nongovernmental organizations, governments, technical partners and the private sector to a two-day gathering to influence the development of the Global Fund's new strategy. Recent scientific advances and growing experience in implementation mean there is an historic opportunity to end the three diseases as public health threats. Aida Kurtovic, the Vice-Chair of the Global Fund Board, said: "We need an ambitious strategy that puts us in a position to eliminate the three diseases."

Published
08 September 2015
From
AllAfrica.com
World Health Organization calls for ambitious global targets for viral hepatitis control

The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for ambitious new global targets for diagnosis, treatment and cure of viral hepatitis, signalling a major increase in momentum towards

Published
03 September 2015
By
Keith Alcorn
New site details how PEPFAR funding is spent

Amfar, the Foundation for AIDS Research, has launched a new website designed to help civil society organizations, ministries of health and finance, researchers, and others access President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief funding data.

Published
20 August 2015
From
Science Speaks
Have Your Say: Virtual Consultation on UNAIDS 2016-2021 Strategy

This is the second and final UNAIDS-hosted virtual consultation to develop the UNAIDS 2016-2021 strategy. The virtual consultations aim to encourage wide-ranging participation, particularly of people living with and affected by HIV, to ensure that together we deliver a people-centred strategy.

Published
04 August 2015
From
UNAIDS
IAS 2015: While “game-changing,” START trial draws “line in the sand” and sets “time a’ ticking” to stop preventable illnesses and death, calls for action are accompanied by questions of impact of inequities, obstacles

Study also showed that most commonly used measure — CD4 count does not give accurate projection of illness risk.

Published
21 July 2015
From
Science Speaks
World Health Organization urges more HIV testing by non-medical staff, outside of clinical settings, targeted to those who need it the most

In addition to recommending that routine HIV testing in medical settings be expanded to reach new groups of patients, the World Health Organization’s new guidance on HIV

Published
20 July 2015
By
Roger Pebody
Test and treat studies and African countries showing that 90-90-90 targets are achievable

Health services in some African countries including Botswana, Rwanda and Malawi are now providing effective HIV treatment to a greater proportion of their HIV-positive citizens than the

Published
20 July 2015
By
Roger Pebody
Reaching UNAIDS HIV treatment targets could avert millions of deaths and new infections

Achieving UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets for getting more people with HIV diagnosed and on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in two of the hardest-hit countries – Nigeria and South Africa

Published
18 July 2015
By
Liz Highleyman

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