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Dialogues & Partnerships to Step Up Investment in Malaria - Time to Invest in Ending Malaria is Now “It is through strong political commitment, sufficient investment and an arsenal of strategies that we can achieve our common goal: a malaria-free world.” (UN Secretary-General António Guterres, World Malaria Day 2021) Historic gains have been made against malaria globally, yet long-term success in reaching a malaria-free world within a generation is far ... Read More
Impact of COVID-19 in the spotlight during Global Fund’s 45th Board Meeting - “The Global Fund has been a game changer, but now the game has changed,” expressed Donald Kaberuka, Global Fund Board Chair. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has been at the forefront of the fight against these three diseases, and last year it stepped up its game by contributing to the fight against COVID-19. The Board approved ... Read More
Aliko Dangote Foundation recognizes World Malaria Day 2021 - By Dr. Francis Aminu, Director of Health & Nutrition, Aliko Dangote Foundation World Malaria Day was recognized globally on April 25 under the banner Zero Malaria – Draw the line against Malaria. Governments, corporates and individuals once again united with a renewed sense of urgency and commitment to eradicate malaria. The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) was no different, and with ... Read More
Building Health Research Capacity in East Africa: Strengthening Equity and Global Collaboration - By Moses Mulimira & GBCHealth This event, hosted by the BMJ on 26 April, came at an important inflection point in health research in Africa. With increasing emphasis on the urgent need to ‘decolonize global health’, there is a call to upend a model that has typically omitted African institutions from research leadership roles, ignoring the value of their lived ... Read More
New Private Sector Commitments to the End Malaria Project Announced - Leading private sector organizations come together to support action to tackle malaria, one of the world’s oldest pandemics. Access Bank, Chevron, Aliko Dangote Foundation and Vestergaard announced their support and financial commitments for the new End Malaria Project, a 3-year initiative led by the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA). Working closely with partners in Nigeria, and more widely across ... Read More
New Private Sector Board Members Elected to the Global Fund Board for 2021-2023 - Ahead of the Global Fund’s 45th Board meeting in May, the members of the Private Sector Constituency (PSC) re-elected Sherwin Charles (Co-Founder and CEO at Goodbye Malaria) as Board Member, and elected Jirair Ratevosian (Executive Director at Gilead Sciences) as Alternate Board Member, representing the private sector to the Global Fund’s Board. Mr. Charles will serve his second term as Board ... Read More