FGFJ welcomed more than 130 people at its 15th Anniversary Event,” Our Fight, Our Global Fund, Our Replenishment—Japan and the Global Fund,” which offered an opportunity to look back on the course of the fight with those who have been integrally involved, evaluate where we are now, and what steps we should be taking as we look ahead toward the 6th replenishment of the Global Fund this October.
The event convenes leading policymakers and experts—including Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands—along with those on the frontlines of the battle with the three deadly diseases, to reflect on the impact that the Global Fund has had, what is unique about its approach, and what now needs to be done to take the next steps to combat these killer diseases.
The Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) conducted a press tour to Indonesia on November 25-30 that brought four journalists from major Japanese newspapers to two cities in Indonesia for site visits of the Global Fund supported activities.
“Ending AIDS by 2030: Science, Community, and Political Commitment” Symposium with new Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands Read Full Report of the Symposium In conjunction with the first official visit to Japan by Peter Sands, newly appointed executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, a symposium will be held by Japan Center for …
Four members of the Friends of the Global Fund Japan (FGFJ) Diet Task Force visited Indonesia and Timor-Leste from September 5–11. The trip provided an opportunity for the participants to see first-hand how Japan’s support for the Global Fund is making an impact in the field and to grasp the challenges that government officials and communities continue to face.
On April 17, a seminar was held in Tokyo to launch the Japanese translation of Peter Piot’s memoir, No Time to Lose: A Life in Pursuit of Deadly Viruses, which recounts his experience on the front lines of the fight against communicable diseases.