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Global Fund Board approves $36 million for Middle East Response

15 Jan 2019
Funding to support services for refugees and key populations in Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, and Yemen

As part of a larger package of approvals in December, the Global Fund Board approved a $36.4 grant known as the Middle East Response. This is the second time the several-country arrangement has been funded as such, but now includes an expanded remit.


Global Fund Board approves $229 million in funding for country grants

14 Jan 2019
Three multi-country grants valued at $24 million also approved

On 21 December 2018, the Global Fund Board approved 16 country grants worth $229.4 million. It also approved three multi-country grants valued at $24.0 million. The Board was acting on the recommendations of the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and the Grant Approvals Committee (GAC).


Of the $98 million in country grants approved by Global Fund Board from 2017-2019 allocations, Latin America and Caribbean receive $57 million

11 Dec 2018
Domestic commitments for the nine grants in the region amount to $399 million

This is the second of two articles in this issue on the grants recently approved by the Global Fund Board. In this article, we report on the comments of the Grant Approvals Committee (GAC) on four countries in the Latin American and Caribbean region: Belize, El Salvador, Panama and Paraguay.


Global Fund Board approves another $98 million in country grants from the 2017–2019 allocations

7 Dec 2018
$13 million for multi-country grants also approved
Montenegro one of first transition countries to allocate government financing to key populations

On 12 November 2018,  through electronic voting, the Global Fund Board approved $98.0 million in funding for 14 country grants from 13 countries. Of the 14 grants, four were for TB; three TB/HIV; three HIV; three malaria; and one TB/RSSH.


Global Fund Board approves another $28 million in grants from the 2017–2019 allocations

5 Nov 2018
$16 million in matching funds also approved
Countries include Armenia, Bhutan, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, El Salvador, Guatemala, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Romania, Suriname, Tunisia

On 17 August 2018 and on 26 October 2018, the Global Fund Board approved two HIV grants and three TB grants worth $28.1 million. The Board also approved $15.9 million in matching funds requests for six components.


Global Fund grants underfund HIV prevention among adolescents, the key driver of the epidemic in Eastern and Southern Africa

16 Oct 2018
Proportion of funding for HIV prevention among youth is disproportionately low

Global Fund Board approves funding for two country grants, a multi-country grant and 10 matching funds requests

24 Apr 2018
Fund invests $6 million in the Regional Malaria Elimination Initiative in Mesoamerica and Hispaniola

Global Fund Board approves another $102.9 million in funding

3 Apr 2018
Cumulative amount awarded to date: $8.86 billion


Global Fund grants already recommended by the TRP represent 88% of the $10.3 billion available for countries for 2017–2019

19 Mar 2018
Window 4 closed in February; two more windows to come

Two-thirds of the expected funding requests for 2017–2019 have already been received. The Technical Review Panel has already recommended grants from these funding requests worth 88% of the $10.3 billion allocated to countries.

Meanwhile, the Global Fund’s survey of participants has found that most people rate the experience of applying in this funding cycle Good or Very Good.


Global Fund Board approves fifth batch of country grants from 2017-2019 allocations, in the amount of $1.22 billion

23 Jan 2018
Cumulative amount awarded to date: $8.86 billion

On 12 January 2018, the Global Fund Board approved 33 country grants worth $1.22 billion. This was the fifth batch of approvals from the 2017–2019 allocations, and brings the cumulative amount awarded to date to $8.86 billion.


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