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Freshly minted Global Fund Strategy hits critical priorities of Africa constituencies

21 Jun 2016

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.

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L’Afrique occidentale et centrale à la traîne dans la lutte contre le VIH : MSF

26 May 2016
Trois personnes sur quatre qui ont besoin de TAR ne l'ont pas
Les pays sont trop dépendants d'un seul donateur : le Fonds mondial

Selon Médecins Sans Frontières, les pays d'Afrique Occidentale et Centrale (AOC) accusent un retard dans la réponse au VIH. MSF a indiqué que la plupart des pays de la région ont des difficultés pour offrir une thérapie antirétrovirale (TAR) : 76 % de ceux qui ont besoin du TAR - cinq millions de personnes - sont encore en attente de traitement - soit trois personnes sur quatre.

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West and Central Africa lagging behind in the response to HIV: MSF

24 May 2016
Three out of every four people who need ART don’t have it
Countries are too dependent on a single donor: The Global Fund

According to Médecins Sans Frontières, countries in West and Central Africa are lagging behind in the response to HIV. MSF said that most of the countries in the region struggle to offer antiretroviral therapy: 76% of those who need ART – five million people – are still awaiting treatment. That’s three out of every four people. Among children, nine out of every 10 children who need ARVs don’t have access.

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Le Conseil adopte une nouvelle stratégie pour 2017- 2022 : « Investir pour mettre fin aux Epidémies »

9 May 2016
Une importance accrue donnée aux systèmes de santé, aux droits de l’Homme et à l’égalité de genre

Le Conseil du Fonds mondial a approuvé une stratégie pour guider l'organisation pour les six prochaines années.

« La stratégie du Fonds mondial 2017-2022: Investir pour mettre fin aux Epidémies » – s’articule autour de quatre objectifs stratégiques, comme suit:

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Board adopts new Strategy for 2017-2022: “Investing to End Epidemics”

27 Apr 2016
Increased emphasis on health systems, human rights and gender equality

The Global Fund Board has approved a strategy to guide the organization for the next six years.

“The Global Fund Strategy 2017-2022: Investing to End Epidemics” – is built around four strategic objectives, as follows:

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Let’s shift our thinking: Tailoring Global Fund support to country needs

7 Jan 2016
The recently adopted Global Fund Strategic Framework 2017-2022 sets important parameters for the partnership to support countries in ending the three epidemics. The new strategic framework will strengthen systems for universal health coverage in line with the Sustainable Developments Goals. It focuses our efforts on those countries and populations with the greatest needs, and challenges us to find tailored (i.e.
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Ending the epidemics is a greater challenge than achieving progress: Dybul

17 Nov 2015
Executive Director challenges the Global Fund to do better

Executive Director Mark Dybul provided the Board with a report that celebrated the Global Fund’s achievements but also challenged the Fund to do better on a number of fronts.

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Board adopts framework for new Strategy

16 Nov 2015
Contains vision and mission statements and four focus areas

The Global Fund has approved the framework for the next strategy. The strategy itself, which will cover the period 2017-2022, will be approved at the first Board meeting in 2016.

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OIG audit in South Sudan raises questions about managing grants in difficult operating environments

19 Oct 2015
Weaknesses identified in managing programs and health services and products, and in governance and oversight

An audit by the Office of the Inspector General on grants to South Sudan concluded that while financial and fiduciary controls are at the level of the principal recipients were effective, there are weaknesses in the management of programs and health services and products, and in governance and oversight. A report on the audit was released on 5 October.

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Performance-based financing to be introduced in health centers in DRC

21 Sep 2015
One of the Fund’s goals is to harmonize interventions among donors

A new performance-based financing system will be implemented in the Democratic Republic of Congo, through a partnership involving the Global Fund, GAVI, Unicef and the World Bank. In 2016-2017, the Global Fund will allocate $20 million to finance health centers and their staff on the basis of the quantity and the quality of services provided.

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