Briefing: Stepping up UK leadership to end epidemics through partnership with the Global Fund To Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, May 2022

STOPAIDS and other organisations have produced a briefing asking the UK to step up it’s leadership to end epidemics through investing in the Global Fund To Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.  The target for the Global Fund’s Seventh Replenishment is to raise at least US$18 billion to get the world back on track toward ending HIV, TB … Continued

The UK Presidency of the G7 and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria – An Opportunity Not to be Missed, June 2021

  Since the creation of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria (Global Fund) in 2002, nearly 20 years ago, the UK has been a leading donor and partner. In this time the Global Fund has showcased what is possible when governments, civil society and private sector stakeholders come together to achieve progress.  … Continued

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

Girls and young women aged 15-24 years in sub-Saharan Africa are up to eight times more likely to be HIV positive compared to boys and men of the same age. This age group is expected to double in sub-Saharan Africa in the next decade and therefore urgent action is needed to end the epidemic and prevent a resurgence of HIV. In stepping up its work against gender-based health inequalities, the Global Fund has more than quadrupled investments to reduce new HIV infections for adolescent girls and young women in sub-Saharan Africa with strong community-based prevention programmes. The Global Fund has also recently set a bold target to reduce the number of new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women by 58% in 13 African countries over the next five years as part of their HER: HIV Epidemic Response campaign.

Featured HIV Beyond Goal 3 – Interconnections between HIV, Human Rights and Sustainable Development

This paper explains the interconnections between certain Sustainable Development Goal targets, human rights laws, and HIV. Ending AIDS is now part of a broader health goal within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Those who are committed to ending the AIDS epidemic realise that a purely medical response is not effective. The AIDS response must also … Continued

Evaluating advocacy: STOPAIDS’ role in the UK’s £1billion commitment to the Global Fund

STOPAIDS has spent a large part of its time over the last three years campaigning for an increase in the UK’s contribution to the replenishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. In September 2013, the Secretary of State for International Development, Justine Greening, announced a better-than-doubling contribution of up to £1billion. … Continued