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OIG seeks to address newly emerging themes which are cause for concern this year

29 Nov 2016

As reported in the last GF0 issue # 300 here, the OIG’s Progress report mentioned challenges it faced in 2016. The report also mentions some other issues which have emerged in the latter part of 2016 which if not addressed, could pose problems in achieving its operational objectives and targets into 2017.

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EECA constituency: transition may threaten key populations in the region

29 Nov 2016
Joint statement of constituencies for the 36th Global Fund Board outlines problems and provides general recommendations
Prior to the Global Fund’s recent Board Meeting, the EECA and EMR Constituencies submitted a common statement for the 36th meeting of the Global Fund Board.  The statement argued that both the alarming epidemiologic situation in the EECA, along with the envisioned decrease in funding might affect the sustainability of the positive results already achieved worldwide (in the frames of MDG-6 in combating AIDS).
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The ED of the Global Fund reports on how the Fund intends to increase programmatic quality and efficiency

29 Nov 2016

In his report to the Board, Executive Director Dr Mark Dybul, highlighted that in order for the Fund to maximize impact at the country level, the Fund must explore ways to improve program quality and efficiency from design to implementation. Dr Dybul stated in the report that the approach it is taking builds upon the Program Quality and Efficiency project it developed in 2015 which aims to improve health program outcomes.

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Executive Director of Global Fund highlights efforts to increase impact in the fight against TB and MDR-TB

17 Nov 2016

One of the major themes in the Executive Director’s Report is that multi-drug resistant TB is creating a real threat to global health security and now is the time for a rapid and urgent response on TB. The disease has become a public health crisis as more people die from drug-resistant TB than any other antimicrobial resistant agent.

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Activists urge continuation of special investments in community, rights and gender

1 Nov 2016
A decision will be made at the 36th Board Meeting in November

As the 2014-2016 grant cycle comes to a close, the Global Fund’s six Special Initiatives are also winding down.

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