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Issue 339 1 Aug 2018

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1. OVERVIEW

International AIDS Conference 2018 reframes the HIV response for the long term

2. NEWS and ANALYSIS

Peter Sands calls for increases in funding from implementing countries and for health’s share of ODA

3. FEATURE

Global Fund Networking Zone at AIDS 2018 shines a spotlight on community engagement

4. COMMENTARY

The ‘Risky Middle’: HIV spending, economics and perceptions

5. OPINION

Sensitivity training for health workers is crucial for reaching adolescents and key populations

6. FROM THE FIELD

Global Fund multi-country program in East Africa spearheads trip to China to learn about harm reduction technologies

7. ANALYSIS

The Global Fund opens consultations on innovative finance mechanisms

8. PRESS RELEASE

New report by Kaiser and UNAIDS shows 2017 spike in global funding for HIV

Issue 338 4 Jul 2018

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1. NEWS

Global Fund reports steady progress in recovering outstanding amounts owing

2. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves an additional $234 million in country grants

3. NEWS

OIG investigation in Zambia uncovers theft of health products from national medical stores between 2014 and 2016

4. REPORT

Secretariat releases report on slow uptake of Global Fund’s human rights complaints mechanism

5. NEWS

Secretariat provides update on the Global Fund’s Governance Action Plan

6. NEWS and ANALYSIS

TRP identifies lessons learned from Window 4 funding requests

7. NEWS

African organization of ‘supreme audit institutions’ and OIG collaborate to improve grant performance and oversight

8. REPORT

Countries could improve data use to inform more effective grant implementation, Aidspan study finds

9. NEWS

Global Fund launches first photo contest targeting implementing partners

Issue 337 13 Jun 2018

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1. NEWS

OIG annual report says governments and partners are key to enabling the Global Fund to address quality of service issues

2. NEWS

Gavi and the Global Fund: Collaborating for impact and efficiency

3. NEWS

Global Fund makes steady progress on Human Rights and Gender Equity, amid implementation challenges

4. NEWS

Currency fluctuations: How the Global Fund and PRs manage risk

5. NEWS

Civil society organizations gather in Ghana to increase engagement in Global Fund programs

6. ANNOUNCEMENT

Adèle Sulcas appointed Acting Editor of Aidspan

Issue 336 12 May 2018

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1. NEWS

Main decisions made at Board meeting

2. NEWS

Core provisions largely unchanged in Global Fund’s revised Eligibility Policy

3. NEWS

Global Fund Board gives the Secretariat the green light to prepare proposals for investing in non-eligible countries in crisis (e.g. Venezuela)

4. NEWS

Global Fund Board adopts a CCM Policy and a new CCM Code of Conduct

5. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves CCM Evolution initiative at an intermediate level of ambition but with a phased-in approach

6. NEWS

Global Fund Board discusses decision not to proceed with grants to the DPRK, but makes no changes

7. NEWS

Global Fund Board sets risk appetite levels for nine key organizational risks, along with target risk levels and timeframes for achieving the targets

8. NEWS

New process approved for selection of Global Fund Board chair and vice-chair

9. NEWS

Appointments to Global Fund Board committees announced

Issue 335 25 Apr 2018

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1. PREVIEW

Expect lively discussion as the Global Fund Board reviews recommendations from the CCM Evolution Project

2. NEWS

Work underway to refine the Global Fund’s allocation methodology for 2020–2022

3. NEWS

Quality of service issues persist in Global Fund grants to government implementers in Tanzania: OIG

4. NEWS

AIDS, TB, malaria are at “tipping point”; more U.S. investment needed in Global Fund and elsewhere, report says

5. PREVIEW

Global Fund Board will tackle some sensitive issues at its meeting on 9–10 May

6. NEWS

BACKUP workshops in Africa explore bottlenecks to implementing Global Fund grants

7. NEWS

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

8. NEWS

Nepal’s funding requests to the Global Fund yield three grants to be managed by an international NGO

9. OF INTEREST

North Korea and TB; human rights and the Global Fund; drones and health delivery

Issue 334 4 Apr 2018

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1. NEWS

Blog discusses proposed changes to the Global Fund’s Eligibility Policy

2. NEWS

Global Fund suspends partnership with Heineken

3. NEWS

#MeToo prompts Global Fund review of harassment policies

4. NEWS

Global Fund gets high marks in study of efforts of global health organizations to promote gender equality

5. BACKGROUND

Global Fund’s Co-Financing Policy: A primer

6. NEWS

Iraq poised to join Global Fund’s Middle East Response initiative

7. NEWS

U.S. Congress passes FY 2018 budget which includes $1.35 billion for the Global Fund

8. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves another $102.9 million in funding

9. OVERVIEW

Status of transitions from Global Fund support in the EECA region

10. NEWS

Too soon to tell exactly what the implications are for the Global Fund of the new TB guidelines

11. NEWS

Pakistan’s funding request to the Global Fund prioritizes TB case notification and treating MDR-TB cases

12. OF INTEREST

TB growing public health threat; philanthropy as development aid; mentoring in the era of #MeToo; and making medicines more affordable in Africa

All Back Issues

August, 2018
OFM Edition 70 8 Aug 2018
GFO Issue 339 1 Aug 2018
July, 2018
OFM Edition 69 12 Jul 2018
GFO Issue 338 4 Jul 2018
June, 2018
OFM Edition 68 21 Jun 2018
GFO Issue 337 13 Jun 2018
May, 2018
OFM Edition 67 25 May 2018
Aidspan Data Protection 25 May 2018
GFO Issue 336 12 May 2018
OFM Edition 66 8 May 2018
April, 2018
GFO Issue 335 25 Apr 2018
OFM Edition 65 13 Apr 2018
GFO Issue 334 4 Apr 2018
March, 2018
OFM Edition 64 29 Mar 2018
GFO Issue 333 21 Mar 2018
OFM Edition 63 19 Mar 2018
OFM Edition 62 10 Mar 2018
GFO Issue 332 7 Mar 2018
February, 2018
GFO Issue 331 21 Feb 2018
OFM Edition 61 16 Feb 2018

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