Health Minister of Malawi Speaks to FGFJ’s Diet Task Force on Climate and Health

On April 18, Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) held its 38th Diet Task Force meeting, which featured a discussion with H.E. Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda, the Minister of Health of Malawi. The meeting was attended by 12 Diet members and was joined by representatives from Malaria No More US and Malaria No More Japan, […]

JCIE Celebrates 20th Anniversary of the Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ)

JCIE is delighted to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) initiative, which encourages multisectoral collaboration and support for the work of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund).

FGFJ Participates in the Tokyo Premiere of “The Inheritance”

©Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (TMT) Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) supported the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (TMT) to promote the Tony-award-winning play, “The Inheritance,” to raise awareness on the issue of HIV/AIDS, marginalized populations, and the role of the Global Fund. On […]

Friends of the Global Fund, Japan

The Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ), is a special initiative founded and operated by JCIE to strengthen support in Japan for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, a major international funding mechanism for fighting communicable diseases.

FGFJ Reflects on 40 Years of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic for World AIDS Day 2023

2023 marks 40 years since the discovery of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Over the last four decades, AIDS has spread throughout the world and remains a pandemic to this day. Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) is collaborating with a public theatre in Tokyo to put on a Japanese production of the […]

Dr. Salim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim, recipients of the Fourth Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize, meet with FGFJ Diet Task Force and Advisory Board

For World AIDS Day 2023, Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) invited Professor Salim S. Abdool Karim and Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim from Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) in South Africa to Tokyo, Japan. On November 30th, FGFJ invited Dr. Karims to a joint Diet Task Force and […]

FGFJ Event on “Inclusive Health Systems” on the Sidelines of the 78th UN General Assembly

Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ), Friends of the Global Fight (US), Friends of the Global Fund, Europe, and Fund for the Global Fund held an event on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly’s High-Level Meetings on Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response (PPR), Universal Health Coverage (UHC), and Tuberculosis (TB). The high-level discussion addressed the importance […]

FGFJ Event on “Inclusive Health Systems” on the Sidelines of the 78th UN General Assembly

In September 2023, three health-related UN General Assembly High-Level Meetings were held, focusing on Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response (PPR), Universal Health Coverage (UHC), and Tuberculosis (TB). Capitalizing on that timing, the Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) and its partners co-hosted a public event in New York to highlight inclusive health systems as a key […]

FGFJ Arranges Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands Visit to Japan Ahead of the G7 Summit

The Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (The Global Fund), Peter Sands, visited Japan on March 1-2, 2023, and FGFJ helped arrange meetings with global health experts as well as a trip to the internationally renowned Research Institute of Tuberculosis to learn the history of Japan’s fight against tuberculosis and […]

FGFJ Seminar | Game Changers—Japanese Innovations in Combatting Infectious Diseases

The Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ), in collaboration with the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund), will held a public seminar, “Game Changers: Japanese Innovation in Combatting Infectious Diseases.”