Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

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The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria "was created to dramatically increase resources to fight three of the world's most devastating diseases, and to direct those resources to areas of greatest need...

Since 2001, the Global Fund has attracted US$ 4.7 billion in financing through 2008. In its first two rounds of grant-making, it has committed US $ 1.5 billion in funding to support 154 programs in 93 countries worldwide." [1]

Development Partners


  • Donald Kaberuka became Chair in May 2019. [2]
  • Roslyn Morauta - Vice-Chair of the Board
  • Joshua Tabah - Director General, Health and Nutrition, Global Affairs Canada
  • Alternate – Thomas Teuscher - Head of Health, Embassy of Switzerland in Tanzania, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
  • Maurine Murenga - Executive Director, Lean on Me Foundation
  • Alternate – Erika Castellanos - Director of Programmes, Global Action for Trans* Equality
  • Robin Montgomery - Executive Director, Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development
  • Alternate – Joia Mukherjee - Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School; Chief Medical Officer, Partners In Health
  • Andriy Klepikov - Executive Director, Alliance for Public Health
  • Alternate – Carolyn Gomes - Special Advisor on External Relations for the Advisory Board, ProActividad
  • Kebede Worku - former State Minister of Health, Ethiopia
  • Alternate – Gerald Gwinji - former Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe
  • Nataliya Nizova - Consultant, Public Health Center, Ministry of Health, Ukraine
  • Alternate – Mišo Pejković - Executive Director, CAZAS
  • Mohsen Asadi-Lari - Acting Minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Iran
  • Alternate – Mohamed Chakroun - Head, Infectious Diseases, Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital, Tunisia
  • Aida Liha Matejicek - Head of Unit, Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission
  • Alternate – Diego Cimino - Diplomat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy
  • Stéphanie Seydoux - Ambassador for Global Health, France
  • Alternate – Joan Valadou - Head, Human Development Unit, Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, France
  • Birgit Pickel - Deputy Director General, Human Rights, Gender and Social Development, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany
  • Alternate – Alexander Freese - Senior Policy Officer, Health, Population Policy and Social Protection Division, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany
  • Shinichi Saida - Deputy Assistant Minister, International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
  • Alternate – Eiji Hinoshita - Director, Tuberculosis and Infectious Diseases Control Division, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan
  • Mary Isaac - Minister for Health and Wellness, Saint Lucia
  • Alternate – Mirta Roses Periago - Member, National Academy of Sciences of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Marja Esveld - Team Lead, Global Health, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands
  • Alternate Board Member – Emma Warwick - Development Specialist, Irish Aid, Ireland

Private Foundations

  • Kieran Daly - Deputy Director, Global Policy and Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Alternate – Jennifer Kates - Vice President and Director of Global Health & HIV Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation

Private Sector

  • Sherwin Charles - Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Goodbye Malaria
  • Alternate – Paul Schaper - Executive Director, Global Public Policy, Merck & Co.

  • Mohammad Abul Faiz - Professor, Bangladesh
  • Alternate – Dasho Kunzang Wangdi - Bhutan
  • Daniel Graymore - Head of Global Funds and Senior Representative in Geneva, Department for International Development (DFID), United Kingdom
  • Alternate – Sarah Boulton - Global Health Funds Team Leader, Global Funds Department, Department for International Development (DFID), United Kingdom
  • Deborah L. Birx - U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator & U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy
  • Alternate – Garrett G. Grigsby - Director, Office of Global Affairs, Department of Health and Human Services, United States
  • Pascal Antoine Niamba - Chair, Country Coordinating Mechanism, Burkina Faso
  • Alternate – Benjamin Atipo - Executive Director, National Council Against HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Epidemics, Congo
  • Ieng Mouly - Chair, National AIDS Authority, Cambodia
  • Alternate – Elva Lionel - Deputy Secretary, National Health Policy and Corporate Services, National Department of Health, Papua New Guinea

Additional Public Donors (non-voting)

  • Yeongmoo Cho - Director-General for Development Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea
  • Alternate – Mohammed Al-Hajiri - Director, Emergency Preparedness and Response Department, Qatar Fund for Development
  • Abdourahmane Diallo - Chief Executive Officer, RBM Partnership to End Malaria
  • Alternate – Lucica Ditiu - Executive Director, Stop TB Partnership
  • Winnie Byanyima - Executive Director, UNAIDS, Special Adviser, Global Financing and Technical Support, UNAIDS
  • Ren Minghui - Assistant Director-General, WHO
  • Alternate – Mubashar Riaz Sheikh - Director, Strategic Partnerships & Cross Cutting Coordination, WHO
  • Muhammad Pate - Global Director of Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank
  • Alternate – Lydia Kruse Tietz




Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. How the Global Fund Works, The Global Fund, accessed November 26, 2007.
  2. Board, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, accessed April 19, 2020.