What’s going on at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB & Malaria (GFATM)? It recently canceled a new round of grants because funding has severely declined, and commitments made by donor countries have yet to materialize. As a result of the lack of funding, progress in many countries against the three diseases will be crippled until GFATM has the resources it needs. Last week Executive Director of the Global Fund, Michel Kazatchkine also resigned.
If you happened to be in Paris in October or November of last year, or in Brussels in March 2008, or in London and New York at some point between those two, then you would have had the opportunity to run across this picture, part of a project called “Women are Heroes” by photographer JR—self-described […]