Those most at risk need to be heard when decisions on health care funding are under debate. The Open Society Foundations work to ensure that global funding for health is raised, allocated, and used in ways that meet the needs of marginalized persons.
The Fight to End HIV Is Also a Fight for Women’s Rights
The recipient of the International AIDS Society’s inaugural Prudence Mabele Prize, Duduzile Dlamini, is a reminder to the world that the rights of women and girls cannot be treated as an obstacle to public health.
Macedonia’s Lessons for Fighting HIV
When a key funder pulled back, many advocates for people in Macedonia with HIV feared the worst. But thanks to a mix of grassroots advocacy and targeted political outreach, the fight against the epidemic continues.
The Dire Consequences of Slashing U.S. Global HIV Assistance
The Trump administration’s proposed cuts for programs devoted to fighting this disease would cost innocent lives as well as U.S. global influence.
Greece’s Public Health Crisis Is Hitting Migrants Especially Hard
Two of the country’s most pressing challenges—migration and rising HIV rates—often affect the same people. One organization is tackling both.
Kyrgyzstan’s Long Fight for Generic Drugs Is Finally Paying Off
With more affordable medicines, pervasive illnesses like hepatitis C can be treated more widely.
Will a New Funding Strategy Leave Behind HIV’s Most Vulnerable?
The Global Fund’s new funding model for HIV services offers the most money to the poorest countries with the highest prevalence of infection. But in some cases, the best strategy is just the opposite.
A Small Tax That Could Add Up to Huge Gains for Public Health
A financial transactions tax is one of the few ways to generate new money for public health in sufficient quantity to make a real difference. Here’s how it works.
We Could End AIDS, But Will We?
At this moment in time, we are poised to drastically curb HIV. However, recent cuts in funding and a lack of political commitment threaten our progress. We need to demand more from donor governments, or else we will continue to see millions of people die.