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Devex, USP Host Discussion With Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands

Devex: A Devex Conversation: Peter Sands In an event sponsored by Devex and USP, Devex Senior Reporter Michael Igoe on Tuesday interviewed Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands at the Devex UHC Pavilion on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. Sands and Igoe discuss the future of global health…

Global Fund Board Approves New Grant For TB-, Malaria-Related Work In North Korea

NK News: Global Fund board approves $41.7 million grant for North Korea TB-malaria work “The board of the Global Fund, an international aid financing organization, has approved a new $41.7 million grant for work related to tackling tuberculosis and malaria in North Korea, a spokesperson told NK News on Thursday…”…

Global Fund Releases Results Report 2019

Global Fund: Global Fund Partnership has Saved 32 Million Lives “Programs supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have saved 32 million lives, according to a report released today. The Results Report 2019 shows great progress against some of the biggest challenges in the fight against…

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U.S., Rwanda Health Officials Discuss Ebola Response, Other Public Health Issues

New Times: U.S., Rwanda officials discuss public health “The United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar, has praised Rwanda’s achievements in the fight against HIV, malaria, and infant mortality. Secretary Azar made the remarks [Sunday] in Kigali. He is leading a U.S. delegation on a visit to…

Kenya Rolls Out Malaria Vaccine In High Incidence Areas, Joining Malawi, Ghana In Africa

Associated Press: Kenya becomes 3rd country to roll out malaria vaccine “Health authorities in Kenya on Friday started administering doses of the world’s only licensed malaria vaccine to young children in rural areas facing high transmission rates. Kenya became the third African country to introduce the vaccine, after Malawi and…

Friends Of The Global Fight Releases Report On Importance Of Funding For Global Fund, U.S. Bilateral Programs To Prevent Disease Resurgence

Friends of the Global Fight: Resurgence: Could AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria make comebacks? “[Thursday], Friends of the Global Fight released a report, ‘Resurgence: Could AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Make Comebacks?’ The world has made remarkable progress over the past two decades to address AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, and increased investment…

Global Malaria Eradication Requires Innovation Of New Tools, Approaches To Prevention, Treatment

The Lancet: The malaria eradication challengeTedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of WHO¬†“…Three years ago, at the request of my predecessor, Dr. Margaret Chan, WHO established a strategic advisory group tasked with analyzing future scenarios for malaria, including the feasibility and expected cost of malaria eradication. … The report of the…