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Global AIDS Policy Partnership Statement on Global Fund 7th Replenishment

At the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria’s 7th Replenishment pledging conference, hosted by the U.S., funders came together this week to mobilize $14.25 billion, the largest amount ever amassed to fight the three diseases.   “We are proud of the U.S.’s continued leadership in Replenishment,” said Katie Coester, Global AIDS Policy Partnership (GAPP) […]

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Global Fund and PEPFAR’s Essential Collaboration

By John Meade, Senior Program Manager, Policy, AVAC What does multilateralism mean and why it’s right for the future However, as the pandemic progressed, decisions around COVID-19 vaccine distribution revealed deep and enduring inequalities that prioritized nationalism over multilateralism. Citizens of high-income countries have access to third and fourth rounds of shots while citizens of […]

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The Senate FY23 Budget Risks Halting Progress on HIV/AIDS

The Senate State Foreign Operations and Related Programs (SFOPS) Committee’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) falls well short of the commitment needed to meet the global goals of ending HIV/AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. While we continue to celebrate the U.S. government’s commitment to increase its contribution to the Global Fund […]

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GAPP Statement on the FY23 State, Foreign Relations and Related Programs Budget

Today, the House Committee on State, Foreign Relations and Related Programs (SFOPS) finalized its fiscal year 2023 (FY23) budget. The Global AIDS Policy Partnership (GAPP) was pleased to see significant resources directed toward global health ($10.98B), including $2B for the Global Fund and $4.395B for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). This level […]

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When Will HIV End?

*This article, co-authored by GAPP co-chair Katie Lapides Coester and Ace Robinson, chair of the Federal AIDS Policy Partnership, was originally published on the POZ website. “Is HIV still a thing?” “Is AIDS treatment free in the U.S.?” “When will HIV end?” According to Google, these are questions people frequently ask related to HIV. As […]

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Global AIDS Policy Celebrates the Confirmation of Global AIDS Ambassador

Dr. John Nkengasong is a committed scientist & clinician dedicated to equity in public health The Global AIDS Policy Partnership (GAPP) celebrates the confirmation of Dr. John Nkengasong as Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator of United States Government Activities to Combat HIV/AIDS Globally. At such a pivotal time — when hard-fought gains in the fight against HIV […]

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PEPFAR Resource Gap Analysis

At the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on AIDS in June 2021, the U.S. and other member states adopted a declaration, together committing to reach key targets within the next several years in order to keep the world on track to reach the 2030 goal. A recent analysis conducted by the Global AIDS Policy Partnership […]

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The President’s FY23 Budget Puts HIV/AIDS Progress at Risk

The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23), released Monday, fails to show the ambition needed to end the global HIV/AIDS pandemic by 2030. The only bright spot in yesterday’s announcement was the pledge to commit $2 billion to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as part of the multilateral organization’s seventh […]

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The Invasion of Ukraine is a Looming HIV Crisis

By Marsha Martin, GAPP Member, Coordinating Director Global Network of Black People working in HIV As the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine escalates with each passing day, there is one piece of the story that our community must lift up: the unique vulnerabilities of those living with or most at risk for HIV. In 2018, I served […]

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GAPP Statement on the FY22 Omnibus

Despite modest increases in global health spending, the House’s proposed Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Omnibus bill falls far short of the resources needed to effectively fight the dueling crises of COVID-19 and HIV and AIDS. HIV/AIDS programming, and overall global health programming, are at a critical juncture. As proposed, this budget does not meet the […]

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