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CALL: COVID-19 Communities & Civil Society Platform

International Civil Society Support and WACI Health invite you to join a follow-up call to our June 18th call for civil society and communities interesting in learning about the ACT-A. Current interim or selected civil society and community representatives from the ACT-A pillars will be on the call to provide updates including outcomes from the Therapeutics Pillars in terms of selecting representation, updates and movement within the Vaccine and Health Systems Connector Pillars on CS and community engagement and further planning towards mapping broader health community engagement in ACT-A work including working to centre the experience of people living with…

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Thank You GFAN Speakers!

We want to take this opportunity to thank Timur, Clara, Anton, Erika, Mirriam, Rachel, Serge, Loyce, Maurine, Resty, and Marie Solange – the GFAN Speakers – who have shared their expertise, time, and resources and who supported efforts across the globe to advocate for a fully funded and effective Global Fund.  We hope that everyone will join us in thanking the Speakers for their energy and willingness to support GFAN members in their advocacy, for taking leadership in their communities and regions and for sharing their personal stories and experiences over and over with new and different audiences.  Without their…

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Town Hall with Peter Sands

The call was hosted by GFAN and the CRG Platforms. Discussions on the call included an update on the COVID-19 response, ACT-A, and the Global Fund’s New Strategy Development. **Please excuse the video picture quality. We had a number of problems processing the recording. The sound quality is very good and the conversation is easy to follow.**

Have You Met Erika?

Erika Castellanos, one of our GFAN Speakers, took some time out of her busy schedule to share with us a bit more about her work with the Global Fund, the trans community, her family and the impact of COVID-19. Thank you Erika for sharing your work and story with us. Over the past year, I have been involved in and working on a number of activities, at different levels and in various formats, related to the Global Fund and beyond the Global Fund in HIV and TB. A part of my work consists of being involved with different decision- and…

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Have you met Mirriam?

This month we took some time to get to know GFAN Speaker Mirriam Banda Chisamba, a midwife from Zambia. We asked her to write down a few words about her work and the importance of the Global Fund. Thank you Mirriam for sharing your story with us. What work or projects have you been doing in the past years that support the work of the Global Fund and fighting HIV/AIDS, TB or Malaria? Being a midwife in a rural community of about 15000 people who seek services at the health facility everyday is just the beautiful part of it that…

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World Malaria Day Resources

Please find below a number of resources you can use for World Malaria Day. Included in the resources are a statement from GFAN Speaker Maurine Murenga, links to RBM Partnership to End Malaria resources, links to resources about COVID-19 and Malaria, and social media tools including sharable images that you adapt. Statement from GFAN Speaker Maurine Murenga on World Malaria Day In my community, malaria remains a persistent threat to the health and well-being of many. Malaria has tested the limits of our health infrastructure time and again and has presented a health challenge to so many, including my own…

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