challenging operating environments
Six African countries classified as challenging operating environments craft tailored funding requests to the Global Fund
Challenging operating environments (COEs) are countries or sub-regions of countries that the Global Fund characterizes as having weak governance, poor access to health services, manmade crises (such as conflict) or natural crises (such as famine).
Five AMAs to address the findings of an OIG audit into the Global Fund’s management of grants in high-risk environments
Measures taken by the Global Fund to manage grants in high-risk environments are inadequate. This is the central conclusion of an audit performed by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in 2016. A report on the audit was released on 23 January 2017.
Trois grandes priorités des circonscriptions africaines reprises dans la nouvelle mouture de la stratégie du Fonds mondial
Le Conseil d’administration du Fonds mondial a adopté - à l'unanimité et sous les applaudissements - sa nouvelle stratégie pour la période 2017-2022 lors de sa 35e réunion du Conseil d’administration, qui a eu lieu à Abidjan, en Côte d'Ivoire.
The Global Fund Board passed its new Strategy for the period 2017-2022 – unanimously and to the sound of applause – during its 35th Board Meeting in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The Africa constituencies of West and Central Africa, and East and Southern Africa, were pleased to see the long process of developing the new Global Fund Strategy reach a successful conclusion.
It might surprise you to learn that challenging operating environments account for a third of the global disease burden for HIV, TB, and malaria, and a third of Global Fund investments. (For malaria alone, the proportion is 50%.) This makes COEs particularly critical to the Fund’s mission and objectives.
At its meeting in Abidjan on 26-27 April, the Board adopted a policy on COEs.