COVID-19: ARE WE WINNING? YES AND NO!
COVID-19 VACCINATION IN AFRICA: FROM HOPE TO REALITY
COVID-19 DERAILS THE FIGHT AGAINST TUBERCULOSIS
From the Global Fund: COVID-19 Situation Report 9 October 2020 The Global Fund Secretariat has provided an update on the use of funds made available to support the COVID-19 response. It has so far approved the disbursement of $806 million, mainly through the COVID-19 Response Mechanism (C19RM), to 106 countries and 12 multi-country programs. The report also detailed the devastating effects of…
NEW WHO GUIDELINES RELEASED ON WORLD TB DAY 2020 AIM TO SCALE UP PREVENTIVE TREATMENT
The first audit by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Global Health Campus (GHC) concludes that the ‘project’ of sharing both costs and risks among several global health partners has been more effective than originally anticipated. “Significant cost savings” have been realized, the audit report said, highlighting a decrease of 41% in the Global Fund’s annual running…
WORLD AIDS DAY 2019 HIGHLIGHTED HOW “COMMUNITIES MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”
On December 1 every year, World AIDS Day provides a spotlit opportunity to show support for people living with HIV and for those who have passed away from AIDS-related illnesses. This year, the theme of World AIDS Day was ‘Communities make the difference’. Below we summarize the content that UNAIDS, the Global Fund, and WHO featured on their websites. UNAIDS UNAIDS…
Heads of global AIDS, TB and malaria agencies reinforce call to ‘get back on track’ for Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment
Dr Abdourahmane Diallo, Dr Lucica Ditiu and Gunilla Carlsson
DOING MORE WITH LESS: WHAT ARE THE IMPLICATIONS FOR MEETING GLOBAL DISEASE TARGETS?
Maryline Mireku and George Njenga