HIV and the key players
Key Correspondents bring the global to the local by reporting how decisions made by governments, international donors, multilateral and bilateral agencies and the private sector affect people's attempts to stay healthy.
KCs also examine the way international agreements such as the Millennium Development Goals and Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights impact on communities most affected by HIV.
The Global Fund targets $15 billion to effectively fight AIDS, TB and malaria more
Mark Dybul, Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, congratulated Peter Piot for winning the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize for medical research. The prize was awarded to Piot by the Government of Japan on 13 … more
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has named Michael Borowitz as Head of the Strategic Investment and Partnerships Department where he will supervise portfolio optimization and technical cooperation as well as serve as the Global Fund’s Chief Economist. more
The European Union has unveiled a €13 million (US$18 million) towards the revitalisation of Zimbabwe’s health sector through the Health Transition Fund. more
The American and Zambian government are running the world’s second largest programme on health promotion in the defense forces, the American ambassador to Zambia has revealed. more
Academy award winning actress and HIV and AIDS campaigner Charlize Theron has been awarded the World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award for her commitment to improving the lives of African youth, in particular those suffering from HIV and AIDS. more
Japan has made a second donation of US$ 127 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis bringing its total contribution for 2012 to US$343 million – the country’s highest contribution in 10 years. more
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said a recent study published in The Lancet on which countries carry the largest disease burden highlights the need to improve health data in many countries. more