Press Releases

  • 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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  • 140 ONE activists urge lawmakers to support global COVID-19 response funding

    WASHINGTON — On March 1, 140 global poverty and health advocates from The ONE Campaign, the international organization co-founded by activist and U2 lead singer Bono, will meet virtually with Congressional lawmakers to urge them to support at least $17 billion to fight COVID-19 globally. The activists will also seek Congressional support for a $2…

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  • ONE Statement on Biden Administration’s disappointing global COVID-19 funding “ask”

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign issued the below statement on the news of a tepid, insufficient ask of Congress for COVID-19 resources from the Biden Administration.  ONE argues the US should contribute an additional $17 billion in global COVID funding to provide critical resources needed to deliver vaccines, tests, and life-saving treatments to low-income countries.  Tom…

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  • NEW POLL: Americans believe US should provide more vaccines & funding to low-income countries

    WASHINGTON — As the world deals with a global surge in COVID-19 cases fueled by the Omicron variant, and the Biden administration marks one year in office, new polling conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of The ONE Campaign found an overwhelming majority of Americans believe the US should do more to end the global…

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  • Note on Tom Hart’s promotion to President as Gayle Smith returns to CEO role at ONE

    To ONE’s Friends and Supporters: I am pleased to announce that I am back at the ONE Campaign after serving as Coordinator for COVID Response and Health Security at the U.S. Department of State since April of this year. I return full of gratitude – to our Board and the staff of ONE and (RED)…

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  • ONE statement on Gayle Smith’s return as CEO

    WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign released the following statement on the return of Gayle Smith as CEO of The ONE Campaign. Gayle, who was on temporary assignment at the State Department as Coordinator for Global COVID Response & Health Security, will resume her duties at ONE starting December 6, 2021. Tom Hart, Acting CEO at…

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  • ONE statement on G20 commitments

    WASHINGTON — As the G20 summit concludes, the ONE Campaign welcomes US leadership on a global plan to fight the pandemic but warns slow progress in delivering health and economic relief to low-income countries will only continue the lifecycle of this virus. Tom Hart, acting CEO at the ONE Campaign, said:  “The support expressed for…

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