Peter Sands became executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in March 2018. A passionate advocate for global health, Sands leads work at the Global Fund to end epidemics and build stronger health systems. Sands served as chief executive of Standard Chartered Bank from 2006 to 2015, and in recent years has immersed himself in global health issues. He supports more international and domestic investments for greater global health security, and he often highlights the economic impact of infectious diseases.
The world has two options, writes Peter Sands, executive director of the Global Fund: allowing progress on development to be sharply reversed or acting with speed and scale to invest far greater resources than have yet been committed.
We are at a crunch point in the fight against HIV. How can the international community step up to meet UNAIDS targets? Global Fund's Peter Sands shares his thoughts on how progress can, and should, be made.