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Issue 331 21 Feb 2018

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1. NEWS

More reaction to the Global Fund's partnership with Heineken

2. NEWS

Incoming Executive Director Peter Sands spells out some directions for the Global Fund

3. NEWS

Poor stock management contributed to theft of medicines purchased with Global Fund grants to C.A.R., OIG says

4. NEWS

Small-scale fraud found in training activities and meetings related to a Global Fund TB grant to Kenya

5. NEWS

OIG investigation of Global Fund PR in Bangladesh reveals fraud and misuse of funds amounting to about $100,000

6. NEWS

President Trump's proposed budget for FY 2019 includes cuts of $425 million for the Global Fund

7. NEWS

Global Fund grants to Thailand aim to strengthen services for key populations and support a successful transition

8. NEWS

Global Fund multi-country grant prolongs the TB-in-the-mining-sector program in Southern Africa

9. NEWS

U.S. global gag rule seriously injures NGOs providing reproductive health and other services; Global Fund is not directly affected

10. OF INTEREST

Providing HIV services in Eastern Ukraine; Unsafe roadside medication in Cameroon

11. ANNOUNCEMENT

France's 7% Initiative calls for proposals from Global Fund grant recipients

Issue 330 7 Feb 2018

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1. NEWS

Political instability, decreasing resources and a resurgent malaria epidemic: A challenging environment for Global Fund grants in Burundi

2. NEWS

Ukraine starts transition away from Global Fund support without a detailed transition plan, OIG says

3. NEWS

The Global Fund's TRP praises India for ambitious plan to fast track the end of the HIV epidemic

4. NEWS

Strong role for private sector in Global Fund's TB grants to India

5. NEWS

Challenges remain in the "inherent structure and paradigm" of the Global Fund, study says

6. NEWS

Global Fund grant will expand HIV prevention, care and treatment services for key populations in Guyana

7. NEWS

The Global Fund's strategic initiatives focus on deliverables and outcomes

8. NEWS

New partnerships involving the Global Fund announced at Davos

9. ANNOUNCEMENT

Aidspan survey deadline extended

Issue 329 24 Jan 2018

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1. NEWS

TRP focuses on gaps in services for key populations in its review of Ethiopia's TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund

2. NEWS and ANALYSIS

Making progress slowly or not at all? TRP and CCM go back and forth on services for MSM and transgendered persons in Global Fund grants to Ethiopia

3. NEWS

Supreme Audit Institutions in some countries in Africa may not be involved in Global Funds grants: Aidspan report

4. NEWS

LAC region remains overly dependent on funding from the Global Fund and other external donors, says new report

5. NEWS

TRP praises Kenya's TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund for its sensitivity to key populations and human rights

6. NEWS

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

7. NEWS

OIG commends progress made by Global Fund grants to Bangladesh, but says several challenges remain

8. ERRATUM

Two corrections to our article on LFA tenders

Issue 328 10 Jan 2018

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1. NEWS

TRP and GAC raise concerns about sustainability of Nigeria’s Global Fund–supported malaria program

2. NEWS

Extensions to the Global Fund’s existing HIV and TB grants to Nigeria will be funded from the 2017–2019 allocations

3. NEWS

Another $1.38 billion in grants from 2017–2019 allocations approved by Global Fund Board

4. NEWS

Until the Global Fund defines its risk appetite, it can’t know what level of assurance is required: OIG audit

5. NEWS

Mozambique’s TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund builds on achievements of current grants, TRP says

6. FEATURE

Global Fund grant to Belarus in 2015 was conditional on the government developing a social contracting mechanism

7. NEWS

Global Fund Board adopts new principles for procurement of LFA services

8. NEWS

Zambia’s TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund has ambitious targets and is well aligned with national programs and strategies

9. NEWS

Capacity issues and delays in implementation plague otherwise successful Global Fund grants to Zambia, OIG says

10. NEWS

GAC and TRP comment on Global Fund grants to Burkina Faso

11. ANNOUNCEMENT

The TERG seeks new evaluators to replace outgoing members

Issue 327 13 Dec 2017

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1. NEWS

Ambitious national targets for getting people on treatment often not reflected in grant performance frameworks, GAC says

2. NEWS

Board approves third batch of Global Fund grants valued at $2.83 billion

3. NEWS

Update on Global Fund resource mobilization: lessons learned from Fifth Replenishment, early outlook for Sixth

4. NEWS

While Global Fund grants to Burkina Faso are generally well structured, improvements in PR capacities are required, OIG says

5. NEWS

Update on funding requests, grant approvals and other funding modalities

6. NEWS

Tool developed by Global Fund and APMG Health used in transitioning countries to assess sustainability of services for key populations

7. NEWS

“Business as usual” approach to achieving Universal Health Coverage must change, CSOs state

8. NEWS

In brief

Issue 326 29 Nov 2017

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1. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves a second batch of grants for 2017-2019

2. NEWS

DRC may not meet its Global Fund co-financing requirements, GAC says

3. NEWS

Six Regional Platforms for Communication and Coordination begin work as part of the Global Fund’s CRG Strategic Initiative

4. NEWS

TRP report on Windows 1 and 2 stresses importance of reaching key populations in funding requests to the Global Fund

5. NEWS

Extracts from report of the Global Fund’s TRP on Windows 1 and 2 funding requests

6. NEWS

Work continues on many fronts to implement the Global Fund’s Strategy on building resilient and sustainable systems for health

7. NEWS

Steady progress on human rights and gender activities in the Global Fund’s Strategy, but there have been delays

8. NEWS

Sands will bring a stronger focus on economic aspects of the diseases, editor of The Lancet says

9. NEWS

OIG reports good progress in implementing Global Fund grants to Ethiopia, but several problems remain

10. NEWS

Audit of Global Fund grants to Mali reveals significant progress in financial management and quality of services

11. NEWS

Consultation held on TOR for Global Fund multi-country HIV grants in the EECA

12. NEWS

Paper presents options for future selection process for Global Fund Board chair and vice-chair

All Back Issues

October, 2017
OFM Edition 52 12 Oct 2017
GFO Issue 321 4 Oct 2017
September, 2017
OFM Edition 51 27 Sep 2017
GFO Issue 320 20 Sep 2017
OFM Edition 50 14 Sep 2017
GFO Issue 319 6 Sep 2017
OFM Edition 49 1 Sep 2017
August, 2017
GFO Issue 318 24 Aug 2017
OFM Edition 48 17 Aug 2017
GFO Issue 317 9 Aug 2017
July, 2017
OFM Edition 47 21 Jul 2017
GFO Issue 316 19 Jul 2017
OFM Edition 46 5 Jul 2017
June, 2017
GFO Issue 315 28 Jun 2017
OFM Edition 45 21 Jun 2017
GFO Issue 314 14 Jun 2017
OFM Edition 44 8 Jun 2017
May, 2017
GFO Issue 313 31 May 2017
OFM Edition 43 25 May 2017
GFO Issue 312 17 May 2017

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