This week is the ten year anniversary of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS , TB and Malaria, and the global health community is celebrating a decade of incredible impact in the fight against the three diseases. Thanks to the tireless work of the hundreds of thousands of healthcare workers supported by the Global Fund in 150 countries and to the drugs, anti-malaria bed nets and medical equipment they finance, the world has made amazing, lifesaving advances.
In just ten years, the programs the Global Fund supports around the world have saved 7.7 million lives and have: provided financing for AIDS treatment to 3.3 million people; treatment for 8.6 million cases of tuberculosis; 230 million insecticide-treated nets to prevent malaria; and helped 1.3 million HIV-positive women prevent the transmission of the virus to their babies.
Here’s where you come in: For their tenth anniversary the Global Fund are putting together a giant collage of photos of people involved in the struggle against epidemic disease, including some of the world’s leaders, and they want you alongside them. The more people they can see, the better they can show that we have a global movement for change.
With your ongoing support, the Global Fund is confident that we can achieve goals like seeing the birth of an HIV-free generation starting in 2015. At RESULTS we think it’s really important for us to be showing our support and appreciation to the Global Fund at this anniversary, so we really encourage you to take part.
Let us know how you get on!