Medardo Lagos plays with his child under a mosquito net in their home in Prieta, Honduras. “Thanks to the nets there are now fewer cases of malaria," he observes, and others agree. In addition to the distribution of nets throughout the region, the Global Fund supports training of health workers to provide testing and treatment in their communities. Health authorities also organize frequent...
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Very cool. This 20 cent hand powered centrifuge can test for HIV and tuberculosis and could enable precise diagnosis anywhere in the world.

via Stanford University

Stanford bioengineers develop a 20-cent, hand-powered centrifuge

Inspired by a whirligig toy, Stanford bioengineers have developed an ultra-low-cost, human-powered blood centrifuge. With rotational speeds of up to 125,000 ...

"We need to stop looking at issues, stop looking at diseases, and focus on human beings."

Check out Mark Dybul's full talk on the changing landscape of global health and how data, technology and innovation are playing huge roles.

Joep Lange Institute Lecture Mark Dybul - Executive Director of the Global Fund

The Joep Lange Institute kicked off the new year with a lecture by Mark Dybul, Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria,...

#TBT to September 2016 when Sri Lanka was officially certified by the WHO as #malaria free!

Here villagers gather for a malaria awareness meeting in Diganwewa village, Puttalam. A Global Fund-supported national strategy using community engagement, effective surveillance and prompt treatment has resulted in zero locally transmitted malaria cases in almost four years. But the government stays...
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Colleagues at the Global Fund offer personal reflections on some of the highlights of 2016: global health wins, new challenges, and what keeps us motivated.

Highlights – 2016 - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
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The remote health post in Koribondo has no electricity, the sole midwife rushes from one pregnant woman to another, and nurses use buckets to fetch water from a nearby well. On a rainy afternoon, dozens of mothers waited under a leaky roof to get themselves and their babies tested for malaria. Many…

Learning From Ebola to Fight Malaria - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Great gains against malaria must spur further investment -- together, we are saving lives. #EndMalaria

Let’s Shrink the Malaria Map - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Sex workers frequently face human rights violations such as police harassment, violence and lack of legal protections. Josephina, who was orphaned at age 4, is a peer educator with a support group for sex workers in Sierra Leone. She says the group “has been a family to us and has made us stronger.” #StandUp4HumanRights
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What happens when the source of your livelihood puts you at risk for disease? The Global Fund supports programs that help people get the information and resources they need to stay healthy.

Improved Health and Productivity for Rubber Plantation Workers - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
#Genderequality is crucial to the fight against #HIV. #EndGBV #16days
Support for education, financial independence & human rights for women is indispensable to ending HIV #16days #EndGBV
To bend the curve of #HIV infections, we must address underlying social and economic factors that expose women to violence. #16days #EndGBV
What does buying a boat have to do with stopping the spread of HIV? Watch Jane’s inspiring story and find out. #WorldAIDSDay
Meet the woman who challenged her community and triumphed over “sex for fish” #WorldAIDSDay #HIVPrevention

Sex For Fish - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
New blog: To end #HIV as an epidemic, we must focus on #HIVprevention & #genderequality - Mark Dybul #worldaidsday

Re-energizing HIV Prevention - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria