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Japan makes significant contribution to Global Fund

TOKYO — The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria applauds Japan’s latest contribution of US$339.3 million to the Global Fund, signaling strong leadership in global health by Japan.…

UNAIDS reports mixed progress towards reaching the 2020 target of reducing TB deaths among people living with HIV by 75%

Five countries met the target three years ahead of the 2020 deadline and 18 more are on track; however, most countries are lagging behind and risk missing the target completely.…

It’s Time: GNP+ and TBpeople join forces to end TB and TB/HIV

The Global Network of People living with HIV (GNP+) and TBpeople recognises March 24th as World TB Day, the annual day to focus attention on tuberculosis (TB), by calling for…

Aidspan Publishes New Issue Of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 352 of the ‘Global Fund Observer.’ The newsletter includes pieces…

People who use drugs: still being left behind

While the incidence of HIV infection globally for all ages declined by 22% between 2011 and 2017, HIV infections among people who inject drugs appear to be rising. HIV incidence—the…

Large national survey shows smaller HIV epidemic in Nigeria than once thought

Highlights key gaps toward reaching HIV epidemic control Washington, DC (March 14, 2019) — The Government of Nigeria released new data today from the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey…

UNAIDS report: Health, rights and drugs: harm reduction, decriminalization and zero discrimination for PWUD

Promises to improve health outcomes for people who inject drugs remain unfulfilled as 99% do not have adequate access to HIV and harm reduction services -- New report by UNAIDS…

TAG statement on the President’s FY 2020 budget proposal

Treatment Action Group (TAG) opposes the President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget proposal, which makes a mockery of the administration's purported strategy to end AIDS in the United States over…

Health GAP: Trump budget proposes largest ever cuts to global HIV programs

Health Global Access Project (Health GAP) released the following reaction to President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request: “Just one month ago, President Trump promised during the State of the…

CROI 2019: Thailand’s achievements in HIV are not all widely implemented

“Thailand is progressing in the right direction to end AIDS, but needs sustained political and policy commitment with a sense of urgency for ‘the last miles’,” Dr Praphan Phanuphak of…

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