Countries average performance (HIV, TB, and Malaria) since 2010
The Global Fund achievement in fighting HIV, TB and Malaria
HIV, TB and Malaria prevalence in 2013
The Global fund and the MENA region

Current GFO Articles

This year, I wrote three Global Fund funding requests for African HIV and TB programs. In Window 1 (20 March 2017), I wrote for Zimbabwe; in Window 2 (23 May 2017), I wrote for Zambia; and in Window 3 (28 August 2017), I wrote for Swaziland.


Both Zimbabwe’s and Zambia’s funding requests...

5 Sep 2017

The Global Fund Board is on track to select a new executive director at its meeting on 14-15 November 2017. According to an update provide by the leaders of the Board’s nomination committee, 92 applications were received as a result of advertisements published in English, French and Spanish in...

5 Sep 2017

Impediments at both the Secretariat and country level are leaving many Global Fund recipients unable to fully absorb their funding, and are raising alarms over the resulting reductions in service coverage and quality. This is the first of a three-part series in which we discuss some of the...

5 Sep 2017

According to the Secretariat, the Global Fund has provided funding in the amount of $378.2 million for 11 shortened grants from six countries to bridge them through to 31 December 2017. The funding comes from money made available through portfolio optimization.


An HIV grant to Tanzania...

5 Sep 2017

An investigation by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has found evidence of small-scale fraud on the part of a local supplier. It also found that the principal recipient (PR) of a TB grant did not take appropriate action in awarding a contract to the supplier and in responding to the...

5 Sep 2017

Aidspan is a non-profit organization based in Kenya whose mission is to reinforce the effectiveness of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria by serving as an independent watchdog of the Fund and its grant implementers

Children and the Global Fund
16 Dec 2015

Aidspan conducted an in-depth analysis of HIV, HIV-TB, and integrated concept notes submitted by countries, along with a selection of grant agreements. The aim was to determine the extent to which the needs of children were included in the countries’ concept notes and indicators for monitoring performance.

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