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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

Issue 333 21 Mar 2018

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1. NEWS

Global Fund chops $170.6 million from Nigeria’s 2014–2016 allocation

2. NEWS

Global Fund terminates its grants to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

3. NEWS

A success story: Global Fund grants in Burkina Faso show significantly increased absorption rates

4. NEWS

Global Fund releases new eligibility list and updated list of projected transitions

5. NEWS

Partnership between the Global Fund and Heineken still making the news

6. NEWS

Cameroon’s TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund focuses on communities and key populations

7. NEWS

Despite challenges, the Global Fund’s HIV grant to Paraguay is making progress, TRP says

8. NEWS

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

9. OF INTEREST

Gender strategy and equality; ending TB; and measuring homophobia

10. ANNOUNCEMENT

Global Fund is seeking organizations to serve as LFAs

Issue 332 7 Mar 2018

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1. NEWS

India plans to transition away from Global Fund support over the next nine years

2. NEWS

Follow-up audit of Global Fund grants to Nigeria shows significant improvements, OIG says

3. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves an HIV grant for Guinea with the Ministry of Public Health as a new PR

4. NEWS

Tanzania's TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund yields three grants

5. PROFILE

Kenya Red Cross Society has been a successful Global Fund PR

6. NEWS

Evaluation describes France's 5% Initiative for Global Fund grant recipients as "creative" and "relevant"

7. OVERVIEW

As Global Fund multi-country grants enter a new phase, we map all ongoing and planned regional and multi-country grants

8. PROFILE

A Global Fund multi-country program in Southeast Asia helps countries SHIFT towards sustainable HIV financing

9. OF INTEREST

Malaria in Nigeria; the Global Fund and "big alcohol"; and Gender-transformative programming

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

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