Global partnership’s significant progress in the HIV, TB, and Malaria fight

• By Veronica AMARAl

Health minister Kalumbi Shangula acknowledged the potential impact of the grant bestowed by The Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB), and Malaria.

The generous support promises transformative change, not just for the healthcare landscape but for the well-being and prosperity of every Namibian.

Namibia, which is misclassified as an upper-middle-income country, has long been at the forefront of the fight against HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria. However, the country faces formidable challenges in ensuring equitable access to quality healthcare services for all its citizens.

This Grant, provided by the Global Fund, will complement government efforts to overcome these challenges and achieve public health goals.

In 2022, Global Fund, in collaboration with the Cooperative Agreement with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, jointly funded and constructed seven prefabricated border health posts in Ohangwena and Omusati Region for a joint amount of N$7 327 496.80 to provide Comprehensive Community.

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