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150 Day Challenge

GFAN Friends, Supporters and Fellow Advocates, We are pleased to say that the first 25 days of our campaign have been a great success!  Over 375 people from over 80 countries around the world have shared why it is critical to them that we Get Back on Track and End the Epidemics of AIDS, TB and Malaria and why we need investments of over $14 billion in the next Global Fund Replenishment. What did you have to say?  I am calling on governments around the world to invest more than US$ 14 billion in the next Global Fund Replenishment –…

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Maurine’s Visit to Washington

In April GFAN Speaker Maurine Murenga visited Washington DC in the United States.  Maurine visited many offices including both Republican and Democrat Senators and Congresspersons.  She also had an opportunity to meet with advocates during her stay in Washington.  This included a lunch event entitled “Global Fund and the Costs of Inaction” that was attended by representatives from over 15 organizations including ONE, UNAIDS, Malaria No More, Results, and of course the hosts, Friends of the Global Fight. She shares with us below details about her trip and why the work of the Global Fund is so critical. What was…

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Domestic Financing: Global Fund Secretariat

As part of GFAN’s discussions with the Global Fund after the launch of the 6th Replenishment Investment case, the Global Fund Secretariat provided some further details about the domestic resource numbers and analysis in the Investment Case. 

Loyce’s Visit to Canada

The GFAN Speakers Bureau features advocates who have seen the impact of the Global Fund in their lives.  Speakers share the message of the importance of the Global Fund and are active advocates in their own communities for prevention, treatment and/or care for one or more of the three diseases. In April Loyce Maturu visited Canada to speak with advocates, supporters and Members of Parliament.  She shared her message on the Global Fund and actively advocated for an increased pledge for the Global Fund from Canada. She also had an opportunity to testify before the House of Commons Finance Committee…

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Photo exhibition “Burkinabè”

Guest Blog Post:  Osservatorio AiDS – Aids Diritti Salute Pictures are said to “speak more than a thousand words”. In order to document the impact of interventions to fight HIV and AIDS and to promote the right to access to medicines in Burkina Faso,  Osservatorio AiDS (Italian Network on AIDS, Rights and Health) together with its NGO member AIDOS (Association for Women in Development) engaged photographer Francesco Cocco to tell the story of the work done by The Global Fund and other organizations in the country.  In addition to visiting hospitals, Francesco also documented civil society organizations fighting gender-based violence…

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GFANtastic 6th Replenishment: Tools and Resources

The Global Fund has a history of doing extraordinary work: few investments have had the impact that the Global Fund has in saving lives, preventing infections and creating strong and resilient health systems. We are at a critical moment where the minimum will not be enough to prevent us from sliding back. Get Back on Track & Step Up the Fight Our Call to Action / Appel à l’action I am calling on governments around the world to invest more than US$ 14 billion in the next Global Fund Replenishment – it is critical to me that we Get Back…

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