I. CONTEXTE ET JUSTIFICATION
GENEVA – The Stop TB Partnership and the Global Fund today signed a new collaboration agreement to contribute towards the goal of finding and treating an additional 1.5 million people with tuberculosis who are currently missed by health systems.
NAIROBI – The Global Fund and health partners in Kenya today signed six grant agreements to strengthen the response to HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. The grants aim to reach 1.3 million people with antiretroviral therapy by 2021, and drastically expand interventions to find more missing cases of TB, among other objectives.
NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – The Global Fund and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a memorandum of understanding to support the financing, design and implementation of country-led programs to fight HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, and build resilient health systems in ADB member countries eligible for Global Fund financing.
Through a framework of mutual cooperation, ADB and the Global Fund can complement each other’s contributions to health programs in the Asia and Pacific region.
By Marijke Wijnroks, Interim Executive Director
December 1, World AIDS Day, is an important moment for the global health community. For the Global Fund, it’s a moment to reflect on the progress that’s been made. From scientific breakthroughs to social movements to defeat stigma and discrimination, we’ve come so far since the darkest days of the AIDS crisis.