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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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Global AIDS Policy Partnership Applauds Biden Administration’s Announcement that the U.S. Will Host Global Fund’s Replenishment

The Global AIDS Policy Partnership applauds the Biden Administration’s announcement that the U.S. will host the Global Fund’s seventh replenishment conference in 2022. We thank the Administration for their commitment to the fight against HIV/AIDS and the leadership shown by agreeing to host this critical event, and for leveraging the U.S.’s important role in that […]

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Global AIDS Policy Partnership Applauds the Biden Administration on Intention to Nominate New Global AIDS Ambassador

Dr. John Nkengasong will provide essential leadership to U.S. flagship program to combat HIV/AIDS around the world September 23, 2021, Washington, D.C. – The Global AIDS Policy Partnership (GAPP) applauds the intention of the Biden Administration to nominate Dr. John Nkengasong as the new U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator. The global progress made against HIV/AIDS is […]

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Innovations & Challenges of PEPFAR Prevention Programming During COVID-19

Save the date for this webinar co-hosted by AVAC and GAPP Join us on Friday, September 9 at 1 PM ET for a webinar, co-hosted by the Global AIDS Policy Partnership and AVAC, focused on PEPFAR’s approach to the provision of prevention services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The discussion will include the impact on, and adaptation […]

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Statement on Jirair Ratevosian Appointment

The Global AIDS Policy Partnership (GAPP)—a coalition of over 70 advocacy and implementing organizations committed to expanding and improving global HIV/AIDS programming—extends its sincere congratulations to Jirair Ratevosian on his appointment as Senior Advisor for the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy at the U.S. Department of State. Jirair’s wealth of knowledge […]

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The Necessary Tools for Fighting Parallel Pandemics

*This article, co-authored by GAPP members amfAR and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, originally appeared on Morning Consult. Recently, we marked the 40th anniversary of the first reported cases of HIV in the United States. In the years that followed that initial discovery, HIV emerged as a global health threat; one that would test the commitment of […]

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