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Investing In Women, Girls Key To Ending AIDS, TB, Malaria

Huffington Post: Women and Girls are Key to Ending the AIDS, TB, and Malaria Epidemics Kate Dodson, vice president for global health at the United Nations Foundation “…Not only does the Global Fund dedicate more than half its resources to programs that benefit women and girls, it also focuses on…

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U.K. Leadership, Investments In Global Fund Continue To Drive Progress Against Malaria

Huffington Post: Globally United To #EndItForGood James Whiting, executive director of Malaria No More U.K. “…We are delighted by Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel’s announcement of the U.K.’s commitment of £1.1billion to the Global Fund, which she described as ‘one of the world’s most effective aid instruments.’…

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African Researchers Using Data To Facilitate Development Of TB, Malaria, Cancer Treatments

Quartz: TB-tracking headbands, mapping cancer, and a malaria hackathon: How data is fighting disease in Africa “…At a recent five-day hackathon, medical researchers from around the world joined forces to work through data mapping solutions to malaria. Other more long-term research projects are also using data to treat diseases like…

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Well-Funded Global Fund Critical To Efficient Operation Of Programs Aimed At Ending AIDS, TB, Malaria By 2030

Huffington Post: A Strong Global Fund Is Pivotal to Ending AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria by 2030 Deborah Birx, coordinator of U.S. government activities to combat HIV/AIDS and U.S. special representative for global health diplomacy, and Gayle Smith, USAID administrator “…As the first and largest donor to the Global Fund, the…

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African Nations Must Invest In Continent’s Health Through Partnerships Like Global Fund

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Let’s work together to invest in Africa’s health Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya “…In the spirit of shared responsibility and global solidarity, African countries can commit to play a bigger role by investing more in their health through the Global Fund. … [W]e, as African countries, have…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Fact Sheet Examines Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis And Malaria, U.S. Government’s Role In Fund

Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. & The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria This updated fact sheet examines the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund), including donor pledges and contributions to the fund, its organizational structure, achieved results, and the U.S. government’s role in…

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Sri Lanka Overcame Setbacks To Be Declared Malaria-Free

New York Times: ‘Big Success Story’: Sri Lanka Is Declared Free of Malaria “After a long struggle, Sri Lanka, the large island nation southeast of India, was declared free of malaria last week by the World Health Organization. It has been more than three years since the last case. ……

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Sri Lanka’s Success In Becoming Malaria-Free Raises Hope Other Countries Could Follow Suit

The Guardian: Dozens of countries poised to drive out malaria by 2020 “Hopes of eliminating malaria from more than 30 countries with a total population of two billion have risen following the successful removal of the disease from Sri Lanka. Public health officials said 13 countries … had reported no…

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Continued Investments In Global Fund Critical To Ending Malaria, TB Epidemics

Friends of the Global Fight Blog: #WhyNow: Invest to Fight Malaria and Tuberculosis True Claycombe, policy manager at Friends of the Global Fight, discusses the importance of investing in the Global Fund’s continued support of malaria control programs and TB diagnosis and treatment efforts, writing, “Now is the time to…

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Bill Gates Discusses Global Health Efforts, Other Issues In ‘Wide-Ranging Interview’ With CTV News

CTV News: Bill Gates talks to Lisa LaFlamme about global health, Africa, and conquering AIDS “In the ongoing fight against three of the world’s deadliest diseases — AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis — Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates says instability in Africa’s war-torn regions has made it difficult to…

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