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Political instability, decreasing resources and a resurgent malaria epidemic: A challenging environment for Global Fund grants in Burundi
Malaria incidence doubled between 2014 and 2016
It is a question of political will, TRP says
Senior Global Fund officials have invested a lot of time and effort meeting with high-level government officials to push for additional commitment and resources
Nigeria’s grant portfolio continues to provide plenty of drama.
Global Fund expresses concern over Benin’s plan to shift funds away from HIV and malaria towards an RSSH funding request
Secretariat decides to leave program split decision open until the RSSH proposal is received
Size of salary incentives linked to grant performance ratings
When it reviewed the funding requests from Benin, the Grant Approvals Committee (GAC) and the Technical Review Panel (TRP) expressed serious concerns about what they perceived as gaps in Benin’s HIV and malaria programs – which, they said, were partly due to the decision of the country coordinating mechanism (CCM) to shift some of its allocation towards an RSSH funding request.
The original allocation for Benin was as follows:
The awards were conditional on the recipient countries coming up with matching funds
The Secretariat has reported on developments concerning incentive funding awarded to Nigeria and India as part of the 2014-2016 allocations. The updates were contained in the latest report of the Grant Approvals Committee to the Board.
They will be funded using savings from the country’s existing malaria grants
Meanwhile, Nigeria risks forfeiting $45.7 million in incentive funding from 2014-2016
The Global Fund Board has approved an extension of an existing malaria grant to Nigeria as well as a new one-year grant with a new principal recipient (PR) – all at no extra cost. The extension and the new grant will be financed by reinvesting savings identified in Nigeria’s current malaria grants. This will allow Nigeria to maintain essential malaria services to the end of 2017.
Le rapport conclut à des lacunes dans les services de lutte contre le paludisme pour les femmes enceintes
Le document est un rapport alternatif à celui des autorités
Savings of $250 million over four years projected
At the end of May 2016, the Global Fund formally announced wambo.org, a new online marketplace where implementers of Global Fund grants will be able to check prices and place orders for directly for medicines, other health products and non-health commodities. There are plans to expand the reach of wambo.org even further.
Report finds gap in malaria services to pregnant women
Shadow Report is alternative to official reports
Despite the distribution of long-lasting insecticide-treated bednets (LLINs) throughout Cameroon in May 2016, 32% of pregnant women do not sleep under LLINs. In the Far North region of the country, epicenter of the disease, 77% of pregnant women do not use LLINs.
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
$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.