Tag: Malaria

Friends of the Global Fund Joint Webinar Series Commences With “The Global Fund in the COVID-19 Era: Views from Local Civil Society”

December 14, 2021

On December 9, 2021, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria hosted a webinar in coordination with Friends of the Global Fund Europe and Friends of the Global Fund Japan (FGFJ) on “The Global Fund in the COVID-19 Era: Views from Local Civil Society.” The event featured Olivia Ngou (Impact Santé Afrique and Civil Society for Malaria …

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FGFJ x GLOBE+ Interview Series: From Hopelessness to Hopefulness—Three Decades of Leading the Fight against HIV/AIDS

March 26, 2021

Mark Dybul discusses the Global Fund’s work on controlling the three major infectious diseases at the FGFJ Diet Task Force breakfast meeting. ©FGFJ 2015 This installment of the “Infectious Diseases Without Borders–Our Story” features Ambassador Mark Dybul, who decided to pursue a medical career to fight HIV/AIDS and ended up leading the American effort —and later the global effort—to battle …

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Launch of “Infectious Diseases Without Borders—Our Story,” An FGFJ x Asahi Shimbun GLOBE+ Collaborative Interview Series

November 10, 2020

The Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ), in collaboration with the Asahi Shimbun, one of Japan’s leading national newspapers, has launched a series of interviews on the Asahi web media outlet GLOBE+. The series, titled “Infectious Diseases Without Borders—Our Story,” will feature personal accounts from people affected by, and/or involved in the fight against the three major infectious diseases: …

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Peter Sands Stresses “Knock-On Impact” of COVID-19 on the Three Diseases in 1st Virtual FGFJ Diet Task Force Meeting

June 16, 2020

The Global Fund’s Executive Director Peter Sands joined the first virtual FGFJ Diet Task Force meeting to discuss the current impact of COVID-19 on AIDS, TB, and malaria and the essential role of the Global Fund in the fight against the pandemic. He underscored the importance of testing as a measure to protect low-resource settings, saying “the only viable strategy …

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Global Fund’s Osamu Kunii receives the 7th Zero Malaria Award for World Malaria Day

April 24, 2020

On April 25th, World Malaria Day, the 7th Zero Malaria Award will be presented to Dr. Osamu Kunii, the Head of Strategy Investment and Impact of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Dr. Kunii has played an active role in the fight against the infectious diseases through his duties at the Global Fund, which includes building and strengthening …

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29th FGFJ Diet Task Force Meeting on Climate Variation’s Impact on Malaria

April 23, 2020

On March 10, the FGFJ Diet Task Force met with Dr. Noboru Minakawa of the Nagasaki University for Tropical Diseases and Dr. Shigeyuki Kano, director of the Department of Tropical Medicine and Malaria at the National Center for Global Health and Medicine, to discuss the relationship between climate variation and malaria. The topic generated a high level of interest among Task …

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TV Celebrity JOY Joins FGFJ for a World Tuberculosis Day Special Interview

March 24, 2020

For World Tuberculosis Day, the Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE)/Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) released a special interview with TV personality JOY, who contracted tuberculosis in 2011. He suffered from the disease for several months before fully recovering and was later appointed as the “Stop TB Volunteer Ambassador.” TB is one of the top 10 causes of death around …

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JCIE’s Noriyuki Ishiyama Chosen to Run in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay!

February 18, 2020

UPDATE: Due to the postponement of the Olympic and Paralympic Games until 2021, the Olympic Torch Relay has also been moved to Spring 2021. FGFJ and JCIE fully support the decision at this time as a crucial step to protect everyone’s health and safety. We look forward to bringing together “The Global Fund—From Okinawa” team early next year. Noriyuki Ishiyama of the Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE) / …

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