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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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GAPP Urges U.S. to Support a Fully Funded Global Fund

Investment Case Shows Global Fund’s Impact in Fighting Duel Pandemics of COVID and HIV/AIDS In the release of its Investment Case today, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) projects the total cost for fighting three of the world’s deadliest diseases at $130.2 billion over the next three years; of that, […]

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Responding to HIV/AIDS in 2021: Advocates on the Frontline Share Their Experience

As 2021 comes to a close, GAPP members are reflecting on the progress achieved by those on the frontline during another very trying year. Despite enormous adversity, HIV advocates and healthcare workers, in the U.S. and around the world, have continued to work tirelessly to reach patients, inform policy makers, and mobilize resources. In a […]

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HIV and UHC Need Each Other

Over the past twenty years, we have made great progress in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. Today, 28.2 million people are accessing life-saving treatment that did not exist 30 years ago and new HIV infections have declined 31% since 2010. The movement for universal health coverage (UHC) has the opportunity to build on the gains […]

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The Power of PEPFAR Against Pandemics: Building Towards the Future

Photo credit: Galant *This post originally appeared on Medium.* By: Joel Lamstein, Founder and President of John Snow, Inc and Nanthalile Mugala, Chief of Africa Region, PATH From the emergence of COVID-19 almost two years ago to today’s goal of getting shots in arms, one of the most powerful tools used to mitigate the pandemic’s […]

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Global AIDS Policy Partnership Statement on World AIDS Day 2021

December 1, 2021, Washington, D.C. – As we commemorate World AIDS Day this year, the Global AIDS Policy Partnership (GAPP), a coalition of over 70 advocacy and implementing organizations committed to expanding and improving global HIV and AIDS programming, urges policymakers to draw their attention to the compounding inequalities facing people living with and most […]

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