Securing Global Fund Replenishment to avoid another Cassandra moment

Named after the mythical prophetess in Greek mythology who predicted the downfall of Troy but was not believed, the Cassandra complex has been widely ascribed to how many people warned about the threat of an impending pandemic well in advance of the first case of COVID-19, even as little was done to prepare. In September, the USA will host the Global Fund Replenishment conference, bringing together governments, civil society, and the private sector with the goal of securing at least US$18 billion from donors to support low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) get back on track towards ending HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria as public health threats by 2030.

Read the full article on The Lancet to learn more about the importance of replenishment of the Global Fund on the future of global health.