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2014-02-04 08:31:07

Song Is Now Available on iTunes for $1.29, With All Proceeds to the Global Fund NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U2 teamed up with (RED) and Bank of America for the fight against AIDS with a Super Bowl commercial which featured the band performing a new song, "Invisible." With over 3 million free downloads on iTunes February 2-3, the song generated more than $3 million from Bank of America to support the work of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. (Logo:...

2014-02-01 00:20:35

LINK TO "INVISIBLE" TRAILER: http://youtu.be/4cQvAXLiadQ SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Super Bowl Sunday, February 2nd, for a period of just 24 hours, a new U2 song titled "Invisible" will be globally available via iTunes as a free download to benefit (RED). For every download, the Global Fund - via (RED) - will receive a $1 donation from Bank of America with the total donation dependent on how many people worldwide download the track. This new partnership...

2014-01-23 16:22:39

Partnership will deliver more than $10 million to fight AIDS and launch with free download of new U2 song debuting during Super Bowl NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (RED), rock group U2 and Bank of America today announced a partnership that will generate more than $10 million to fight AIDS. Details are available at www.bankofamerica.com/RED. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/NY51738-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/NY51738LOGO-b) The...

2014-01-15 23:00:32

Fionet mobile diagnostic devices and cloud information services contributed to Proyecto Malaria Colombia’s success in evidence-based malaria control. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 With the help of Fionet—Fio Corporation's cloud-based solution for infectious disease management—Proyecto Malaria Colombia (PMC) received the top 2013 “Malaria Champions of the Americas” award, given annually to organizations demonstrating best practices in malaria prevention and...

2013-12-16 20:21:12

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From Nov. 4 until Dec. 15, Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) worked with (RED)(TM) to raise more than $130,000 for the Global Fund to fight AIDS. Live Nation donated for every Ticketmaster and Live Nation mobile app download, matched employee contributions and offered fans the option to make a $5 contribution. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131216/LA34357) "We wanted to reach as many people as possible with our campaign,...

2013-12-04 23:22:29

Statement of Charles Lyons, President and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 “The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) commends the many nations, private organizations, and individuals who committed to supporting the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (Global Fund) during Tuesday’s replenishment conference in Washington, D.C. “We are at a historic moment in the fight against HIV,...

2013-12-03 16:25:17

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Donors at the launch of the Global Fund's Fourth Replenishment today pledged US$12.0 billion for the next three years, the largest amount ever committed to fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. The pledges represent a 30 percent increase over the US$9.2 billion in firm pledges secured in 2010 for the 2011-2013 period. In remarks made at a pledging session here today, several partners echoed the Global Fund leadership's determination to...

2013-12-03 00:21:07

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on global health partners to embrace all available tools to defeat AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, saying that shared responsibility was the only way to succeed. Speaking at a partnership symposium with other leaders during the launch of the Global Fund's Fourth Replenishment, Secretary Kerry said advances in science and implementation have brought us to "the cusp of a really remarkable victory."...

2013-12-02 20:22:22

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama today proclaimed strong support for the Global Fund on the day it launched its Fourth Replenishment, and urged other countries to match the U.S. contribution in order to secure significantly more funding over the next three years than the US$9.2 billion that began the previous three-year period. At an event observing World AIDS Day at the White House, President Obama declared that the United States was going to continue...

2013-12-02 16:24:06

Administration Commits to Providing up to $5 Billion Over Next Three Years WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an address recognizing World AIDS Day, President Barack Obama announced today that the U.S. Administration will commit up to $5 billion to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria over the next three years. Specifically, he said the United States will contribute $1 for every $2 provided by other donors worldwide through 2016, up to $5...