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The Role of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria in Delivering Gender Equality

Today there remains a disproportionate impact of HIV, TB and malaria on women and girls. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and malaria (the Global Fund) is the leading multilateral organisation investing in the three diseases. Since its creation in 2002 the Global Fund has helped to save 27 million lives and supported efforts to dismantle the gender and human rights barriers that fuel the three diseases. It is the single most important mechanism for donors, recipient countries, civil society, the private sector and other stakeholders to unite in their response to these epidemics and has repeatedly proven to…

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100 Days to Replenishment

On 2 July 2019 there will be just 100 days left until the Replenishment conference for the Global Fund in Lyon, France. Please find below a number of resources you can use over the summer on social media, at conferences and where ever else you might be advocating for the Global Fund Replenishment. These materials are meant to complement the Global Fund’s Step Up the Fight campaign! Videos and Photos Stories You are welcome to download and share any of our videos and photo stories. For Presentations For Printing Print our Campaign poster & share your photo online! Don’t forget…

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WACI Health & GFAN Africa meet with PEPFAR

On 18 June 2019, together with WACI Health, GFAN Africa met Dr Tamu Daniels the Country Coordinator of PEPFAR in Kenya and to Dr Dan Koros the Global Fund Liaison and presented to them a letter urging the US to make an early & increased pledged for a successful 6th replenishment of the Global Fund to save 16 million lives over the next three years. In a brief and extremely cordial conversation, Dr Tamu emphasized that the US Government is deeply committed health in Kenya. This is visible in the huge investment of millions of dollars which have improved access…

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What does more money mean for the Global Fund?

Extraordinary Work 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 GFAN has argued for the past year that increased investments in the Global Fund are critical to get back on track, meet sustainable development goals and to end the epidemics by 2030.  Without increased investment we could see resurgences of the 3…

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GFANtastic Guide to Women Deliver

Daily Guide for Participants Social Media Tools Sample Facebook Post: What does more investment in the Global Fund mean for women around the world? Every US$ 100 million-dollar investment in the Global Fund means: 20,000 additional women on treatment to prevent passing HIV to their babies.5.3 million additional mosquito nets could be distributed and protect first-time mothers, families and young children.save 114,000 lives through programs supported by the Global Fund.Avert 1.7 million new infections or cases across the three diseases. More investment means saving more lives.  #WD2019  #GetBackonTrack  #StepUptheFight   https://www.globalfundadvocatesnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/An-Extraordinary-Investment-final.pdf Sample Twitter Posts:  What does more investment in the @GlobalFund…

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Introducing Rachel and Marie Solange

We are very pleased to announce that this year we have introduced two new Francophone Speakers to our Speakers Bureau, Marie Solange Ngoueko from Cameroon and Rachel Boyindjy from Togo. French is available here. Marie Solange Ngoueko Marie Solange is a mother of seven children and lives with her family in Yaounde, the capital of Cameroon. When she first moved to Yaoundé, all members of her household averaged three episodes of malaria each year and had no long lasting insecticidal nets. Marie Solange has been working for over eight years in community development with a focus on managing and coordinating…

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