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Dec 03, 2014, 16:24 ET
Friends of the Global Fight President Deb Derrick, center, is joined by actor, author and PSI ambassador Ashley Judd, right, and Friends board member and CARE President/CEO Helene Gayle, left, at Friends' 10th Anniversary Leadership Gala in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 2, 2014. (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images for Friends of the Global Fight)

Photo Release: Friends Honors Those Who Have Contributed to a Decade of Progress in the Fight against HIV/AIDS

On Tuesday, Dec. 2, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)...

Dec 02, 2013, 17:14 ET

President Obama Announces Unprecedented Support for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Administration Commits to Providing up to $5 Billion Over Next Three Years In an address recognizing World AIDS Day, President Barack Obama...

Sep 25, 2013, 13:32 ET

Friends Applauds U.S. Government's Decision to Host Global Fund Fourth Replenishment Conference

 Today U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced the U.S. government will host a pledging conference for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS,...

Apr 10, 2013, 14:04 ET

President's FY14 Budget Reaffirms Commitment to Global Fund

Paves the Way for Historic Three-Year, $5 Billion U.S. Pledge In his Fiscal Year 2014 Budget released today, President Obama's request...

Mar 21, 2013, 16:08 ET

U.S. Dedication to Saving Lives Underscored by Bipartisan Vote on Continuing Resolution

Congress Passes Bill Maintaining Full Support for Global Fund Today Congress reinforced the United States' commitment to global health,...

Mar 20, 2012, 15:30 ET

Global Fund Celebrates Efforts of Partners Chevron, The Coca-Cola Company, (RED) and PEPFAR at Capitol Hill Event

Public-Private Partnerships Play Integral Role in Worldwide Effort to Provide Access to Lifesaving Prevention, Treatment and Care  At a...

Jan 26, 2012, 04:20 ET

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Lifesaving Work

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Announces $750 Million Contribution to the Global Fund, Affirming Support for the World's Largest Global Health...

Oct 05, 2010, 11:05 ET

Ambassador Eric Goosby Announces Three-Year, $4 Billion Pledge to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Eric Goosby announced today that the Obama Administration will pledge $4 billion over three years to the Global Fund...

Jun 08, 2010, 13:38 ET

Global Fund Demonstrates Strong Progress in the Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Thanks to U.S. Leadership, Health of Women and Children is Making Clear Gains Today the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria...

Jul 08, 2009, 08:30 ET
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 09/25/2008

Global Fund Increases AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Prevention and Treatment Measures by 30-50% Over One Year

Today the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced its latest prevention and treatment numbers, noting in particular that...

Mar 11, 2009, 10:01 ET
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 09/25/2008

Congress Approves FY2009 Omnibus Appropriations Bill with $900 Million for The Global Fund

Bill Ensures Greater Prevention, Treatment and Care Services for People around the World Affected by AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Late...

Sep 25, 2008, 01:00 ET
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Friends of the Global Fight Lauds Large-scale Actions Outlined at Today's 2008 MDG Malaria Summit

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Friends of the Global Fight applauds commitments made at the 2008 MDG Malaria Summit, held in...

Apr 27, 2007, 01:00 ET

Statement From Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Executive Director, Natasha Bilimoria, on the Passing of the Organization's President, Jack Valenti

WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Jack Valenti, President of Friends...