The Global Fund to Fight

AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria:

A Case for U.S. Investment in Fiscal Year 2024

U.S. leadership is critical to ending the AIDS, TB and malaria pandemics, which continue to kill over 2.65 million people a year.

Read the full U.S. investment case here to learn about the Global Fund's strong return on investment.

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Infographic: What $2 Billion Buys

Friends urges Congress to maintain funding at $2 billion to the Global Fund in fiscal year 2024. Maintaining this level of funding would support lifesaving interventions and help drive new commitments from other donors.

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An Overview of the Global Fund's

 Unique Approach

Friends released a fact sheet that highlights the Global Fund's unique approach.

  • Working in partnership: The Global Fund partners with governments, the private sector, faith-based organizations and civil society groups. Local decision-makers are engaged at every level of the organization.

  • Leveraging taxpayer resources: By law, the U.S. cannot contribute more than 33% of Global Fund support. This 2:1 match requirement consistently leverages increased commitments from other donors. 

  • Independent oversight and full transparency: The Global Fund’s Office of the Inspector General is fully independent, reporting directly to the Global Fund's board.
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President Bush, Bipartisan Champions Celebrate the Successes of PEPFAR at 20

(The Bush Center)

Former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush hosted an event in Washington D.C. to celebrate the 25 million lives saved by PEPFAR over the past twenty years.

  • Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, Bill Gates, former Tanzanian President Jayaka Mrisho Kikwete, Secretary Antony Blinken and Ambassador John Nkengasong gave remarks at last week's event.

During the same week, a delegation of U.S. senators including, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Senator Mark Kelly (D-AZ) and Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) visited PEPFAR supported health clinics in South Africa.

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Global Fund Announces Additional Emergency Funding in Ukraine After One Year of War

(Global Fund)

After marking the one year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the Global Fund announced an additional $10.32 million in funding to support Ukraine's essential HIV and TB services, bringing the cumulative emergency aid to $25.32 million.

  • “As the war rages on, the needs in the country are getting more severe and urgent.” – Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands
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Global Health News

  • The Next Phase of the Global HIV/AIDS Fight (Axios)

  • The U.S. Says it Saved 25 Million Lives – and Most People Don’t Know It (CNN)
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