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Global health leaders discuss ‘ending’ AIDS in context of universal health coverage

21 Aug 2018
Special session at AIDS 2018 brings together Dr Tedros, Peter Sands, and country ministers

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Too soon to tell exactly what the implications are for the Global Fund of the new TB guidelines

2 Apr 2018
New guidelines will expand access to testing and care for people with latent TB infection

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended scaling up access to testing and treatment for TB infection, especially among groups who are particularly at risk, such as small children and people living with HIV. The move will expand testing and care for people with latent TB infection. Precisely what the implications of the new guidelines are for the Global Fund is not yet known.

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The Global Fund's strategic initiatives focus on deliverables and outcomes

6 Feb 2018
All but one of the 14 initiatives are in the implementation phase

In operationalizing its strategic initiatives, the Secretariat has ensured that each initiative has a “sharp focus” on deliverables and outcomes, with strong accountability for delivery, a spokesperson for the Secretariat says.

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More global attention for tuberculosis, including increased funding to find missing patients

16 Jan 2017
Through its catalytic investments, the Global Fund is pushing $125 million into TB case finding

Two high-profile initiatives were launched late last year, each designed to shore up the response to the global tuberculosis epidemic.

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