Administration Officials, Diplomatic Representative, Global Health Experts to Discuss the Future of Global Health Financing

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., September 28, 2016 — On the heels of the successful launch of the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment in Montreal, global health experts from the United States government, South African embassy, as well as research and … Continued

Friends Applauds Successful Launch of Fifth Replenishment for the Global Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Montreal, September 17, 2016 — Today, world leaders announced a commitment of more than $12.9 billion to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) at the launch of the Fifth Voluntary Replenishment in … Continued

Friends Applauds Administration Pledge for Global Fund Replenishment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Administration Commits to Providing up to $4.3 Billion Over Next Three Years Washington, D.C., August 31, 2016 — The Obama Administration announced today that the United States government will commit up to $4.3 billion to the Global … Continued

Friends Names HIV Advocate and Policy Expert Chris Collins as President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., July 26, 2016 — Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Friends) announced today that Chris Collins has been named President, effective Sept. 6. Mr. Collins brings more than 20 years of … Continued

Friends commends the House and Senate Appropriations Committees approval of FY 2017 State and Foreign Operations Funding Bills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., July 12, 2016 — Today, the House Appropriations Committee approved a Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 appropriations bill for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The committee recommended $8.92 billion for lifesaving global … Continued

Friends applauds Canada’s decision to host the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Washington, D.C., May 9, 2016 — Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria applauds today’s announcement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that the Canadian government will host the Fifth Voluntary Replenishment Pledging Conference for the Global … Continued

Friends of the Global Fight Applauds President Obama’s FY 2017 Budget Request for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Washington, D.C., February 10, 2016 — Friends applauds the Obama Administration’s strong commitment to global health in its budget request for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, released yesterday, which includes $1.35 billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and … Continued

Friends of the Global Fight Applauds Confirmation of Gayle E. Smith as USAID Administrator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Washington, D.C., December 2, 2015 —Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria commends the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Gayle E. Smith as the 17th Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). In … Continued

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves FY2016 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Friends of the Global Fight President Deborah Derrick Washington, D.C., July 9, 2015 —The Senate Appropriations Committee approved its Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 appropriations bill for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. … Continued

House Appropriations Committee Approves FY 2016 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Friends of the Global Fight President Deborah Derrick Washington, D.C., June 11, 2015 — Today the House Appropriations Committee approved its Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 appropriations bill for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related … Continued

Global Fund Selects New Board Chair and Vice Chair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., April 1, 2015 — At its 33rd Board Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, the Global Fund named Norbert Hauser, a highly respected lawyer and international auditor, as the next Chair of its Board and Aida Kurtovic, Executive Director of … Continued

Statement from Friends of the Global Fight on Departing USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., February 19, 2015 — As Dr. Rajiv Shah steps down from his role as Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria offers our sincere … Continued

Domestic Health Investments in Africa Continue Upward Momentum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Friends’ Paper Highlights Innovative Ways Countries are Mobilizing Health Resources to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Washington, D.C., February 10, 2015 — In a report released today, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria … Continued

Statement from Friends of the Global Fight on President Obama’s FY 2016 Budget Request

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., February 3, 2015 — This week, the Obama Administration released its budget request for Fiscal Year 2016, including $1.107 billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. In addition to the Global Fund, … Continued

New Friends Report Highlights the Role of the Faith Community in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., December 16, 2014 — Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today released “A Critical Partnership: The Lifesaving Collaboration Between the Global Fund and Faith-Based Organizations,” a report which details the strong partnership between … Continued

To Mark Its 10th Anniversary, Friends Highlights Progress Against HIV/AIDS, Pays Special Tribute to Founders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Organization Honors Those Who Have Contributed to a Decade of Progress in Fight to Defeat the Disease Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 2014 — Ten years ago, the late Jack Valenti, longtime head of the Motion Picture Association of America, … Continued

Statement on Adolescent Girls and Young Women-Focused Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Friends of the Global Fight President Deborah Derrick Washington, D.C., December 1, 2014 — Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria applauds today’s announcement of an innovative new partnership designed to significantly … Continued

Friends of the Global Fight Welcomes New Additions to Senior Leadership Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., November 4, 2014 — Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today announced the appointment of two new senior leaders: Kim Cernak as Deputy Director and Houston Ernst as Policy Director. Both … Continued

Friends Organizations Welcome Increased Commitment to the Global Fund from Germany for 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., July 31, 2014 — The German parliament has voted to increase Germany’s contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria by more than 20 percent to reach EUR 245 million (approximately US $334 … Continued

Council on Foreign Relations 2014 Global Governance Report Card Commends the Global Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., July 3, 2014 — The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the world’s largest public health financier, was recently lauded by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in its 2014 Global Governance Report … Continued

House Appropriations Committee Passes FY 2015 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Friends of the Global Fight President Deborah Derrick Washington, D.C., June 24, 2014 — Friends applauds the House Appropriations Committee, in particular Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY), Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-NY), and Subcommittee Chairwoman Kay Granger … Continued

Senate Appropriations Committee Passes FY 2015 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Friends of the Global Fight President Deborah Derrick Washington, D.C., June 19, 2014 — Friends thanks the full Senate Appropriations Committee, including Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Ranking Member Richard Shelby (R-AL), for approving this … Continued

House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees Approve FY 2015 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Bills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., June 17, 2014 — The House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs today approved their Fiscal Year 2015 appropriations bills. “We commend Chairwoman Kay Granger (R-TX), Ranking Member Nita Lowey … Continued

Senate Confirms Dr. Deborah Birx as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Friends of the Global Fight President Deborah Derrick Washington, D.C., April 2, 2014 — Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria issued the following statement from its president, Deborah Derrick, on the … Continued

President’s FY 2015 Budget Reflects U.S. Commitment to the Global Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., March 4, 2014 — In his budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2015, released today, President Obama requested $1.35 billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, plus an additional $300 million increase … Continued

Friends of the Global Fight Welcomes New Board Members Helene Gayle and Jonathan Orszag

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Veteran Global Health Expert and Former Clinton Economic Advisor Join Leading Advocacy Organization Washington, D.C., January 22, 2014 — Today, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced the addition of two new members to its … Continued

Friends Applauds White House Nomination of Dr. Deborah Birx as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., January 9, 2014 — Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria applauds today’s White House nomination of Dr. Deborah Birx as the next U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator — a position charged with leading the President’s … Continued

Friends Organizations Applaud the Successful Fourth Voluntary Replenishment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Despite Challenging Economic Climate, Donor Pledges Increased by 30% Washington, D.C., December 3, 2013 — Today, international donors committed US$12 billion to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria at its Fourth Voluntary Replenishment meeting. … Continued

President Obama Announces Unprecedented Support for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Administration Commits to Providing up to $5 Billion Over Next Three Years Washington, D.C., December 2, 2013 — In an address recognizing World AIDS Day, President Barack Obama announced today that the U.S. Administration will commit up … Continued

Friends Applauds Strong Bipartisan Support for PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Friends of the Global Fight President Deborah Derrick Washington, D.C., November 20, 2013 — Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is pleased that the U.S. Congress continued its extraordinary track record … Continued

Statement from Friends of the Global Fight President Deborah Derrick on Departing Global AIDS Coordinator, Ambassador Eric Goosby

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C., November 1, 2013 — This week marked the end of Ambassador Eric Goosby’s tenure as Global AIDS Coordinator. Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria offers not only our best wishes to the … Continued

New Paper Shows Shared Investments, Increased Domestic Responsibility in Global Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Implementing Countries’ Growing Investments Further Highlighted as Indonesian Foundation Gives $65 Million to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria   Washington, D.C., October 21, 2013 — Today, on the same day that Indonesia’s Tahir Foundation announced an investment of US$65 million … Continued

Friends Applauds U.S. Government’s Decision to Host Global Fund Fourth Replenishment Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, September 25, 2013 — Today the U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced the U.S. government will host a pledging conference for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Washington, D.C., in early … Continued

United Kingdom Pledges £1 Billion to the Global Fund, Advancing the Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE United Kingdom Pledges £1 Billion to the Global Fund, Advancing the Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Statement from Friends of the Global Fight President Deborah Derrick Washington, D.C., September 23, 2013 — I am delighted to … Continued

Senate FY 2014 Appropriations Bill Includes $1.65 Billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Senate FY 2014 Appropriations Bill Includes $1.65 Billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Friends applauds strong, bipartisan support for lifesaving work around the world Washington, D.C., July 25, 2013 — Today the … Continued

Friends of the Global Fight Applauds House FY14 State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friends of the Global Fight Applauds House FY14 State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Bill Reflects Continued Commitment to Lifesaving Global Health Programs Washington, D.C., July 24, 2013 — Today the House Committee on Appropriations approved … Continued

Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Announces Staffing Changes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Announces Staffing Changes  Washington, D.C., June 18, 2013 — Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today announced the appointment of two senior leaders: … Continued

President’s FY14 Budget Reaffirms Commitment to Global Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE President’s FY14 Budget Reaffirms Commitment to Global Fund Washington, D.C., April 10, 2013 — In his Fiscal Year 2014 Budget released today, President Obama’s request for $1.65 billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and … Continued

U.S. Dedication to Saving Lives Underscored by Bipartisan Vote on Continuing Resolution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  U.S. Dedication to Saving Lives Underscored by Bipartisan Vote on Continuing Resolution Congress Passes Bill Maintaining Full Support for Global Fund Washington, D.C., March 21, 2013—Today Congress reinforced the United States’ commitment to global health, passing a … Continued

Statement from Friends President Deborah Derrick on PEPFAR Evaluation Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Friends President Deborah Derrick on PEPFAR Evaluation Release Washington, D.C., February 20, 2013 — “As requested by Congress, an independent committee of experts through the Institute of Medicine (IOM) today released a comprehensive evaluation of … Continued

Statement from Friends Lauding President Obama’s Promise of a Prosperous, Healthy World

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Friends of the Global Fight Lauding President Obama’s Promise to Fight for a More Prosperous, Healthier World Washington, D.C., February 13, 2013 — Friends of the Global Fight President Deborah Derrick released the following statement … Continued

Friends Welcomes Vice President for Development, Director of Communications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Welcomes Vice President for Development, Director of Communications New Senior Staff Join Team Washington, D.C., January 29, 2013 — Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis … Continued

Friends Applauds the Nomination of Senator John Kerry for Secretary of State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friends of the Global Fight Applauds the Nomination of Senator John Kerry for Secretary of State Senator Kerry Brings Strong Leadership and Support for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Washington, D.C., December 21, … Continued

Thanks to Bipartisan Support, Global Fund Makes Great Progress Toward an AIDS-Free Generation

Thanks to Bipartisan Support, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Makes Great Progress Toward an AIDS-Free Generation Statement from Friends of the Global Fight President Deborah Derrick  on World AIDS Day 2012 Washington, D.C., November 29, 2012 — … Continued

Ambassador Mark R. Dybul Named Next Executive Director of the Global Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ambassador Mark R. Dybul Named Next Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Friends of the Global Fight President Deborah Derrick Praises Dr. Dybul as an “Outstanding Choice to Build on the … Continued

A Strong Global Fund-PEPFAR Partnership is Essential in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A Strong Global Fund-PEPFAR Partnership Is Essential in the Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS Health Affairs Article by Friends’ Board Member Natasha Bilimoria Highlights the Successes of the Global Fund and PEPFAR in Tanzania Washington, D.C., July 10, … Continued

Friends Names Health Policy Expert and Advocate Deborah Derrick as President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Names Health Policy Expert and Advocate Deborah Derrick as President Ms. Derrick Brings Strong Track Record of Leadership and Success to Bipartisan Efforts to Improve Health and … Continued

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Vote Signals Strong Bipartisan Support for the Global Fund’s Work to Improve Health and Save Lives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Vote Signals Strong Bipartisan Support for the Global Fund’s Work to Improve Health and Save Lives Statement from Mark Isaac, Interim President of Friends of the Global Fight, on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Markup … Continued

Statement on the House Subcommittee Markup of the FY2013 SFOPS Appropriations Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Mark Isaac, Interim President of Friends of the Global Fight, on the House Subcommittee Markup of the FY2013 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill Washington, D.C., May 9, 2012 — Today, the House Appropriations Subcommittee … Continued

Statement from Jonathan Klein on World Malaria Day 2012

Statement from Jonathan Klein, CEO and Co-founder of Getty Images and Chair of the Board of Friends of the Global Fight, on World Malaria Day 2012 Washington, D.C., April 25, 2012 — In the past 10 years, the global community … Continued

Friends Applauds G8 Foreign Ministers’ Call for Support for the Global Fund

Friends of the Global Fight Applauds G8 Foreign Ministers’ Call for Support for the Global Fund’s Lifesaving Work World Leaders Praise Global Fund’s Progress on Improvements and Call on Donors to Meet Their Pledges Washington, D.C., April 12, 2012 — … Continued

Global Fund Celebrates Partners Chevron, The Coca-Cola Company, (RED) and PEPFAR at Hill Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global Fund Celebrates Efforts of Partners Chevron, The Coca-Cola Company, (RED) and PEPFAR at Capitol Hill Event Public-Private Partnerships Play Integral Role in Worldwide Effort to Provide Access to Lifesaving Prevention, Treatment and Care Washington, D.C., March … Continued

Statement by Natasha Bilimoria on the Release of the President’s FY2013 Budget

Statement by Natasha Bilimoria, President, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, on the Release of the President’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Washington, D.C., February 14, 2012 — “Given the difficult budget environment we are in, we applaud … Continued

Friends Welcomes New Board Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria Welcomes New Board Members Barbara Bush, Carolyn Everson, Eric Kessler and George Lee Former First Daughter and Senior Executives from Facebook, Arabella Advisors and Goldman Sachs Join … Continued

The Global Fund Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Lifesaving Work

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Lifesaving Work Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Announces $750 Million Contribution to the Global Fund, Affirming Support for the World’s Largest Global Health Financier Washington, D.C., January 26, … Continued

Congress Approves $1.05 Billion for the Global Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Congress Approves $1.05 Billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria  Bipartisan Leadership Recognizes U.S. Return on Investment  in Lifesaving Global Health Efforts Washington, D.C., December 17, 2011 — Congress today gave final approval … Continued

Friends President Praises President Obama’s Remarks at ONE/(RED) World AIDS Day Panel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Natasha Bilimoria, President of Friends of the Global Fight,  Praises President Barack Obama’s Remarks at ONE/(PRODUCT)RED Panel Marking World AIDS Day Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton Also Stress the Need for Bipartisanship and Continued … Continued

Friends Praises the Obama Administration’s Call for an AIDS-free Generation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Friends of the Global Fight Praises the Obama Administration’s  Call for an AIDS-Free Generation   Statement by Natasha Bilimoria, President of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Speech … Continued

Event Celebrating Faith-based Organizations’ Success in Improving Health around the World

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Event Tonight Celebrating Faith-based Organizations’ Success in Improving Health around the World Friends of the Global Fight Hosts Reception on Capitol Hill; Representatives Trent Franks (R-AZ) and Heath Shuler (D-NC) to Speak, with Reverend Canon Desmond Lambrechts … Continued

Statement on the Global Fund’s Adoption of the Independent Review Panel’s Recommendations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Friends President Natasha Bilimoria on the Global Fund’s Adoption of the High-level Independent Review Panel’s Recommendations World’s Largest Global Health Financier Commits to Greater Efficiency and Effectiveness in Its Mission to Save More Lives in … Continued

Senate Appropriations Provides Strong Bipartisan Support for the Work of the Global Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Senate Appropriations Committee Provides Strong Bipartisan Support for Lifesaving Work of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Washington, D.C., September 22, 2011 — The Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday approved $750 million in the FY … Continued

Statement from Friends President on the Release of the High-level Independent Panel Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Natasha Bilimoria, President of Friends of the Global Fight, on the Release of the High-level Independent Panel Report Washington, D.C., September 19, 2011 — Today’s release of the High-level Independent Review Panel report on the … Continued

Edward W. Scott Jr. Steps Down, Jonathan Klein Named Interim Chair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Philanthropist Edward W. Scott Jr. Steps Down as Founding Board Chair of Friends of the Global Fight Co-founder and CEO of Getty Images, Jonathan Klein, Named Interim Chair Washington, D.C., September 1, 2011 — Friends of the … Continued

Statement from Friends’ President on the Markup of the FY2012 SFOPS Appropriations Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Natasha Bilimoria, President of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, on the Markup of the FY2012 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill Washington, D.C., July 27, 2011 — Today, the House … Continued

President Expected to Sign FY2011 Budget Resolution With $1.05 Billion for the Global Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE President Obama Expected to Sign FY2011 Budget Resolution  With $1.05 Billion for the Global Fund In Difficult Budget Cycle, Bill Shows Sustained Support for Worldwide Prevention, Treatment and Care Services for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria  Washington, D.C., … Continued

Global Fund Names Leavitt and Mogae to Lead Independent Review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Anne Marson T: (202) 912-3835 C: (202) 509-4611 Anne@TheGlobalFight.org Global Fund Names Former HHS Secretary Leavitt and Former President of Botswana Mogae to Lead Independent Review Panel of Experts to Ensure Financial Safeguards are of Highest … Continued

House Cuts Signal Retreat on GH, President’s Budget Stands Up for Saving Lives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anne Marson T: (202) 912-3835 C: (202) 509-4611 Anne@TheGlobalFight.org Massive Budget Cuts in House Signal Retreat on Global Health and U.S. Strategic Interests While President Obama’s Budget Stands Up for Saving Lives Washington, D.C., February 14, … Continued

Executive Director of Global Fund to Serve Another Term

Executive Director of Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis  and Malaria to Serve Another Term Washington, D.C., January 11, 2011 — At its 22nd meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria, the Board of Directors of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and … Continued

Global Fund Announces 6.5 Million Lives Saved through Programs to Fight AIDS, TB & Malaria

Global Fund Announces 6.5 Million Lives Saved through Programs to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Washington, D.C., December 1, 2010 — Today, which marks World AIDS Day, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced that 3 million … Continued

Ambassador Goosby Announces Three-Year, $4 Billion Pledge to the Global Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ambassador Eric Goosby Announces Three-Year, $4 Billion Pledge to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria New York, October 5, 2010 — U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Eric Goosby announced today that the Obama Administration will … Continued

Susan Smith Ellis, CEO of (PRODUCT)RED Joins Friends’ Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Susan Smith Ellis, CEO of (PRODUCT)RED Joins Friends of the Global Fight’s Board of Directors Washington, D.C., September 8, 2010 — Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced today that (PRODUCT)RED CEO Susan Smith … Continued

Global Fund Allocated $825 Million in House Appropriations Committee’s FY2011 Bill

GLOBAL FUND ALLOCATED $825 MILLION IN HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE’S FY2011 BILL Washington, D.C., June 30, 2010 — The House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs approved $825 million for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and … Continued

Global Fund Demonstrates Strong Progress in the Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global Fund Demonstrates Strong Progress in the Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Thanks to U.S. Leadership, Health of Women and Children Is Making Clear Gains  Washington, D.C., June 8, 2010 — Today the Global Fund to … Continued

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Releases Latest Impact Data

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Releases Latest Impact Data Report Shows Significant Progress in Improving Women’s Health and Combating Child Mortality Washington, D.C., March 8, 2010 — Today the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, … Continued

President Obama Requests $1 Billion for Global Fund in FY2011 Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE President Obama Requests $1 Billion for Global Fund in FY2011 Budget While Overall Global Health Budget Increases, Request for Global Fund Raises Concerns Washington D.C., February 1, 2010 – Today the Obama Administration released its budget request … Continued

Statement on the Signing of the FY2010 Minibus Appropriations Bill

Statement from Friends of the Global Fight on the Signing of the FY2010 Minibus Appropriations Bill Washington, D.C., December 16, 2009 – Today, President Obama signed the FY2010 Minibus Appropriations Bill. The Bill contained $1.05 billion for the Global Fund … Continued

Congress Approves FY2010 Minibus Appropriations Bill with $1.05 billion for Global Fund

CONTACT: Sara Green (202) 789-0801 sara@theglobalfight.org  CONGRESS APPROVES FY2010 MINIBUS APPROPRIATIONS BILL WITH $1.05 BILLION FOR THE GLOBAL FUND Bill Ensures Greater Prevention, Treatment and Care Services for People around the World Affected by AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Washington D.C., … Continued

Friends Commends Bill & Melinda Gates for Highlighting U.S. Global Health Investments

FRIENDS OF THE GLOBAL FIGHT COMMENDS BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOR HIGHLIGHTING THE IMPORTANCE OF U.S. GLOBAL HEALTH INVESTMENTS Friends of the Global Fight applauds Bill and Melinda Gates for unveiling their dynamic special presentation, “Living Proof:  Why We Are … Continued

Friends of the Global Fight Welcomes First-ever Senate Working Group on Malaria

FRIENDS OF THE GLOBAL FIGHT WELCOMES FIRST-EVER SENATE WORKING GROUP ON MALARIA Friends of the Global Fight applauds Senators Russ Feingold (D-WI) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) for launching the first-ever Senate Working Group on Malaria. The bipartisan Senate Working Group … Continued

Global Health Quilting Challenge Launched

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GLOBAL HEALTH QUILTING CHALLENGE LAUNCHED Washington, D.C., July 20, 2009 – The Global Fund and the United States Mission to the United Nations in Geneva are calling on quilters to reflect the global health challenges facing children … Continued

Global Fund Board of Directors Elects New Chair and Vice Chair

Global Fund Board of Directors Elects New Chair and Vice Chair The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Minister of Health of the Federal Democratic … Continued

Global Fund Increases Prevention and Treatment Measures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GLOBAL FUND INCREASES AIDS, TUBERCULOSIS AND MALARIA PREVENTION AND TREATMENT MEASURES BY 30-50% OVER ONE YEAR With U.S. Leadership, Tide Turning in Fight against Three Diseases Washington, D.C., July 8, 2009 – Today the Global Fund to … Continued

Friends of the Global Fight Congratulates Dr. Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friends of the Global Fight Congratulates Dr. Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator On Friday, the Senate confirmed Dr. Eric Goosby as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator.  In his role, Dr. Goosby will oversee the President’s Emergency Plan … Continued

$100 Million for the Global Fund in Supplemental Appropriations Bill

CONGRESS PASSES FY2009 SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL: INCLUDES $100 MILLION FOR THE GLOBAL FUND, TOTAL OF $1 BILLION IN FY2009  Friends of the Global Fight extends its heartfelt thanks to the U.S. Congress for including a contribution of $100 million for … Continued

President Obama Releases FY2010 Budget:Requests $900 Million for the Global Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE President Obama Releases FY2010 Budget: Requests $900 Million for the Global Fund Washington, D.C., May 8, 2009 –Yesterday the White House released its detailed budget request for fiscal year 2010.  This budget includes $900 million for the … Continued

House Appropriations Committee Passes FY2009 Supplemental: Includes $100 million for Fund

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE PASSES FY2009 SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL: INCLUDES $100 MILLION FOR THE GLOBAL FUND Friends of the Global Fight applauds today’s decision by the House Committee on Appropriations to include a contribution of $100 million for the Global Fund … Continued

Friends, the Global Fund Welcome the Nomination of Dr. Eric Goosby as Global AIDS Coordinator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friends of the Global Fight and the Global Fund Welcome the Nomination of Dr. Eric Goosby as Global AIDS Coordinator Washington, D.C., April 28, 2009 – Late yesterday, the White House announced the nomination of Dr. Eric … Continued

Senate Passes Concurrent Resolution in Support of World Malaria Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Senate Passes Concurrent Resolution in Support of World Malaria Day Washington, D.C., April 23, 2009 – Last night, the U.S. Senate passed S. CON. RES. 18, a bipartisan resolution reaffirming U.S. commitment to the fight against malaria. … Continued

Statement from Friends’ Executive Director on World Malaria Day

Statement from Friends of the Global Fight’s Executive Director, Natasha Bilimoria, on World Tuberculosis Day With today being World Tuberculosis Day, it seems only fitting that I draw your attention to the great progress that has been made in the … Continued

Congress Approves FY2009 Omnibus Appropriations Bill with $900 million for the Global Fund

CONTACT: Sara Green (202) 789-0801 sara@theglobalfight.org  CONGRESS APPROVES FY2009 OMNIBUS APPROPRIATIONS BILL WITH $900 MILLION FOR THE GLOBAL FUND Bill Ensures Greater Prevention, Treatment and Care Services for People around the World Affected by AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Washington D.C., … Continued

Friends of the Global Fight Congratulates President-elect Barack Obama

Friends of the Global Fight Congratulates President-elect Barack Obama Statement from Natasha Bilimoria, Executive Director of Friends of the Global Fight Washington, D.C., November 5, 2008 On behalf of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, I … Continued

Friends Lauds Large-scale Actions Outlined At Today’s Malaria Summit

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Statement on the Signing of PEPFAR Reauthorization

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Senate Approved Historic Legislation Expanding Global AIDS, TB and Malaria Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jennifer Kay 202-789-0801 jennifer@theglobalfight.org Senate Approved Historic Legislation Expanding Global AIDS, TB and Malaria Programs Washington D.C., July 17, 2008 – Yesterday, the U.S. Senate approved S. 2731, the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United … Continued

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria Launches Additional Round of Funding in 2008

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