TB once affected every stratum of society, but it now afflicts the most vulnerable populations.

Why Tuberculosis Persists

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In limited trials, this malaria vaccine offered 100 percent protection against infection

Scientists develop a malaria vaccine that works 100% of the time in limited trials

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How Sierra Leone’s communities & health systems are healing and getting stronger one year after Ebola.

Rebuilding Health Care in the Shadow of Ebola

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Amazing news: These two new drugs could make treating every form of TB much simpler and more effective

Two new drug therapies might cure every form of tuberculosis

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How the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has helped save 122 million children’s lives. What a remarkable global health achievement.

Warren Buffett’s Best Investment

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Thank you Condom Man for your dedication to stopping new HIV infections in Bhutan! #InternationalCondomDay [ Bbc.in Link ]
Students perform a dance this afternoon during a ceremony for a mosquito net distribution at a school in Abomey Calavi, Cotonou, Benin
Global progress against malaria is one of the biggest success stories of the 21st century [ Bit.ly Link ]
Our new malaria campaign with Niger & Catholic Relief Services aims to cut cases among children under five by 60 percent by 2020

Crush Malaria in Niger

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Drug and insecticide resistance is a serious problem. Yet we are closer to malaria elimination in more countries than ever before.

Failing drugs and superbugs: the race to eliminate malaria

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In 2003, only 50,000 people had access to HIV treatment in Africa. By 2014, more than 10 million people were on treatment on the continent. [ Bit.ly Link ]
She is living proof that TB can be beaten - [ Bit.ly Link ]
These are our updated results showing further progress in the fight against HIV, TB & malaria
It's been almost four years since the last case of malaria in Sri Lanka! [ Bit.ly Link ]
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 ...

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"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,...

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