ACKNOWLEDGING WORLD TB DAY
All those attending the Bangkok International AIDS Conference are invited to a satellite meeting on CCMs.
Title: The Global Fund - How CCMs can be More Effective
Date: Wednesday 14 July 2004, 18:00 to 20:00
Location: Bangkok International AIDS Conference, Conference Room D
Audience: CCM members (actual and potential) from all sectors
CCMs have been the topic of an extensive report from GNP+, of a study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and of several case studies commissioned by the Global Fund. They will be a major theme at the Fund's Partnership Forum in Bangkok. And they will be discussed in detail at the upcoming Global Fund board meeting.
The Global Fund's official guidelines on the composition and purpose of Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCMs) make clear that the role of a CCM is to build partnerships between *all* the relevant players in a country. The guidelines, likely to be strengthened soon, state that each CCM should "strive to include ...