Posts Categorized: Fund the Fund

AHF Faces Off with World Bank on MICs

World Bank policies might soon force many civil society organizations (CSO) in middle-income countries (MICs) to close as international donors transition their support to a much smaller pool of least-developed countries. At the same time, patients in MICs with life-threatening diseases like HIV and tuberculosis are forced to pay up to 10 times more for medicines…

Lesotho to World Bank: We need a better MIC

Words that spring to mind when you hear “middle-income country” (MIC) might be prosperity, self-sufficiency—or at least—comfort. But when considering MICs in developing parts of the world, the reality is far from those descriptors. Video: Take one minute to learn about MICs To shed light on this disparity and ensure the Global Fund to Fight…

AHF Summits G20 to Fund the Fund

As the G20 met in Hamburg, Germany July 7-8, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Europe called on Germany, China and other G20 leaders to increase their pledges and to commit their fair share to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The efforts are part of the ramping up of AHF’s “Fund the Fund”…

Neighbors to China: Be Generous on AIDS!

Last month, advocates in Nepal and Cambodia kept pressure on China with meetings and demonstrations to urge the economic superpower to contribute more to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The latest appeal was part of AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF)  “Fund the Fund” (FTF) campaign, which was launched in 2016 to prompt…

AHF Urges G20 to Increase Financial Commitment and Global HIV Response in Light of Summit in Hamburg

HAMBURG (6 July 2017) During Germany’s presidency of the G20, for the first time, the issue of global health has been placed on the G20 agenda. The summit in Hamburg offers a unique opportunity for Germany to set an example for the rest of the G20 countries in the fight against HIV/AIDS worldwide. As the…

Video: “China, Be Generous,” Say Nigerian Advocates

Advocates in Nigeria want China to do its fair share on fighting global AIDS. To get their message across to the world’s second largest economic superpower, they produced a heartfelt video appeal as part of AHF’s global Fund the Fund campaign. China is the world’s second largest economy, but it donates very little money to…

Ethiopia Activists to China: Show Us the Money

Ethiopian AIDS advocates want to get the decision makers on board with calling on China to give $1 billion to the Global Fund. AHF sponsored a coalition meeting in Addis Ababa on April 28 to hash out the advocacy plans to make that happen. “The purpose of the meeting was mobilizing government and local partners…