Press Releases

  • ONE statement on 1 million US COVID deaths

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign released the following statement marking one million U.S. COVID-19 deaths, less than two and a half years since the start of the pandemic.  Tom Hart, President, ONE:  “One million U.S. deaths is an unfathomable loss. This milestone is a painful reminder of loved ones taken, often alone, by a virus that,…

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  • ONE reacts to the second global COVID summit 

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign released the following statement following the second global COVID summit, hosted by the US, Germany, Senegal, Indonesia, and Belize earlier today. The US and its co-hosts announced a collective $3.1 billion in funding to respond to COVID-19 and prepare for future pandemics.  In addition to a $200 million pledge for prevention,…

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  • ONE statement on removal of COVID funding from Ukraine supplemental bill

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign released the following statement on the removal of critically needed COVID-19 relief funds from the Ukraine and humanitarian aid package being discussed in Congress this week. President Biden had previously urged Congress to include his March request for $22.5 billion in COVID funding in the Ukraine package, $5 billion of which…

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  • ONE congratulates Dr. John Nkengasong on historic confirmation to lead PEPFAR

    WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign, the anti-poverty and global health organization co-founded by Bono, lead singer of U2, issued the below statement today praising the historic confirmation of Dr. John Nkengasong to lead PEPFAR as the Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator of United States Government Activities to Combat HIV/AIDS Globally. Dr. Nkengasong is the first person from…

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  • ONE Statement on Ukraine Supplemental Request

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign released the following statement in response to the announcement of a $33 billion supplemental request for aid to Ukraine. In the request, President Biden reaffirmed the critical need for Congress to approve the Administration’s March 2022 request for $22.5 billion in Covid funding, which includes $5 billion for the global response.…

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  • ONE Statement on World Malaria Day

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign released the following statement on World Malaria Day, emphasizing the need for continued investment in and political commitment to malaria prevention and treatment.  Tom Hart, President, ONE Campaign:  “After 20 years of steady decline, 2020 saw an increase in both global malaria deaths and cases, largely due to disruptions to global…

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  • ONE reacts to $2 billion Global Fund pledge in 2023 budget proposal

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign released the following statement on President Biden’s proposed FY 2023 budget, which includes a $2 billion annual pledge to the Global Fund to Fight Aids, TB, and Malaria.    Tom Hart, President of the ONE Campaign: “This is exactly the kind of leadership we need to get the global fight against…

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  • ONE Statement on World TB Day

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign released the following statement on World Tuberculosis Day, which commemorates the approximately 1.5 million people killed by TB each year, as well as global efforts to prevent and treat the disease.  Tom Hart, President of the ONE Campaign:  “As we mark World Tuberculosis Day, we face new challenges around the world.…

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  • ONE Statement on President Biden’s $5 Billion COVID Supplemental Request

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign released the following statement in response to President Biden’s formal request for $5 billion to continue to fight COVID-19 globally. The request includes $1.8 billion for vaccine donations and deployments and $1.7 billion for health systems support and tests and therapeutics needed to save lives now.  Tom Hart, President of The…

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  • ONE Statement on President Biden’s National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign released the following statement on President Biden’s National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan, announced today, which reiterates the US’ ongoing commitments to global vaccine donations, resources to strengthen vaccine administration in low income countries, and access to testing and life-saving treatments.   Tom Hart, President of The ONE Campaign: “It’s good to see a…

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