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The Global Fund Board approved grants covering 100% of the funding allocated for 2014-2016

3 Apr 2017
Secretariat provides some end-of-the-funding cycle information
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Global Fund releases case studies on community engagement

27 Feb 2017
Five of the eight studies are country-specific

A report released by the Global Fund last November provides stories of effective community engagement on HIV, TB and malaria. How We Engage contains eight case studies, of which five are country-specific: Cambodia, El Salvador, Kyrgyzstan, Benin and Sierra Leone.

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Three ways the Global Fund could do more for TB

28 Oct 2016
The World Health Organization says global TB cases are on the rise

In October 2015, the World Health Organization reported that the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) to halt and reverse TB incidence (MDG 6c) was achieved on a worldwide basis, in each of WHO’s six regions and in 16 of the WHO’s 22 high-burden countries. While this progress is commendable, recent evidence suggests the trend may be reversing.

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For its next funding request, Zimbabwean civil society calling for test-and-treat, PrEP

25 Oct 2016
The country is yet to adopt the latest WHO treatment guidelines

Since entering the New Funding Model (NFM) as an early applicant in 2013, Zimbabwe has been a unique case for Global Fund investments. The country submitted a single HIV concept note in April 2013 (before integrated HIV/TB concept notes were encouraged), was granted $311.2 million, and began implementation in January 2014.

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Update on the applications process for 2017-2019

19 Sep 2016
There will be three categories of funding requests from countries
The term “concept note” is being abolished

Differentiated application materials and review methodologies will be used for the funding requests from countries related to the 2017-2019 allocations, replacing the one-size-fits-all approach that was used last time around.

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Board approves another batch of NFM grants

6 Sep 2016
Fourteen country grants will receive $180 million; four regional grants will get $25 million
Domestic financing represents between 9% and 80% of total resources for the next implementation period, depending on the grant

In August 2016, the Global Fund Board approved $180 million in funding for 14 grants emanating from concept notes submitted by 11 countries. Of the $180 million, $60 million represented new money; the balance was existing funding that had been approved prior to the new funding model (NFM) but was nevertheless included in the NFM allocations to countries.

2.

18 nouvelles subventions approuvées

5 Aug 2016
364 millions $ approuvés pour 12 pays

En juillet 2016, le Conseil d’administration du Fonds mondial a approuvé un financement d’un total de 364 millions $ pour 18 subventions émanant des notes c

8.

Board approves funding to extend shortened grants

1 Aug 2016
$388 million awarded to grants in five countries

In July 2016, the Global Fund Board approved $388 million in funding for six shortened grants to allow them to continue to provide services from the original end date of their grants to the end of 2017. Of the $388 million, $383 million is new funding. It comes from the $700 million that the Finance and Operational Performance Committee said in March 2016 was available for portfolio optimization.

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Another 18 grants okayed for funding

18 Jul 2016
$364 million approved for 12 countries

In July 2016, the Global Fund Board approved $364 million in funding for 18 grants emanating from concept notes submitted by 12 countries. Of the $364 million, $152 million represented new money; the balance was existing funding that had been approved prior to the new funding model (NFM) but was nevertheless included in the NFM allocations to countries.

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Funding of $179 million awarded to 13 grants from nine countries

21 Jun 2016
The largest awards went to Lesotho and Nepal

In June 2016, the Global Fund Board approved $179 million in funding for 13 grants emanating from concept notes submitted by nine countries. Of the $179 million, $80 million represented new money; the balance was existing funding that had been approved prior to the new funding model but was nevertheless included in the NFM allocations to countries.

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