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Issue 356 17 May 2019

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1. NEWS

Main decisions at Global Fund’s 41st Board meeting include updated allocations methodology and restricted financial contributions

2. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves updated allocation methodology for 2020-2022

3. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves 26 catalytic funding priorities for 2020-2022

4. NEWS

Global Fund resource mobilization efforts on track in leadup to Sixth Replenishment, Board is told

5. NEWS

New OIG Advisory Report on grant implementation in Western and Central Africa identifies room for improvement

6. NEWS

Global Fund continues its efforts to enshrine community engagement, human rights, and gender equality in programs and processes

7. NEWS

Global Fund has achieved generally positive results against its performance targets, report to 41st Board says

8. ANNOUNCEMENT

Global Fund Board's next Chair and Vice Chair appointed using new selection process

9. ANNOUNCEMENT

United States’ House Appropriations Committee approves increased funding for Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment

Issue 355 2 May 2019

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1. NEWS

Global Fund’s new results reporting methodology critiqued as being “insufficiently rigorous”

2. PREVIEW

A look at decision items planned for the 15–16 May Global Fund Board meeting

3. NEWS

Global Fund agreement on privileges and immunities finally in force as 10 countries have now ratified it

4. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves $590 million for country grants

5. NEWS

Global Fund uses innovative approach for iteration of funding requests from Nigeria

6. NEWS

Supreme Audit Institutions in Africa would welcome an opportunity to start or expand their involvement in auditing Global Fund grants

7. REPLENISHMENT

Global Fund publishes new donor profiles; Japan makes $393-million contribution towards its pledge for the Fifth Replenishment

8. ANNOUNCEMENT

Global Fund creates new Data Service web pages consolidating information on grants, donor contributions, allocations, etc.

Issue 354 17 Apr 2019

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1. NEWS

Global Fund Board and Secretariat use of KPI data is ‘partially effective’, OIG says

2. CCM EVOLUTION

Global Fund Country Coordinating Mechanism evolution initiative: Mid-term lessons from Tanzania, Niger, Uganda and Burundi

3. FEATURE

Greater Mekong Subregion multicountry grant to eliminate malaria focuses on artemisinin resistance

4. REPORT

Case study examines how Community, Rights and Gender Strategic Initiative has advanced Global Fund objectives

5. ANNOUNCEMENT

ICASO and APCASO team up to provide human rights technical assistance

6. OF INTEREST

Other news of interest to the Global Fund partnership

Issue 353 3 Apr 2019

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1. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves a small 18th batch of grants from 2017-2019 allocations

2. NEWS

Third OIG audit of Global Fund grants to Ghana highlights ongoing issues in supply chain and data management

3. NEWS

OIG report says Global Fund Secretariat human resources management processes ‘need significant improvement’

4. NEWS

The debate over shifting procurement responsibility for Global Fund countries ramping up domestic financing

5. NEWS

Global Fund’s Strategic Review 2017 identifies gaps in several program areas, including differentiated approaches, absorptive capacity and transitions

6. OF INTEREST

Other news of interest to the Global Fund partnership

7. ANNOUNCEMENT

Global Fund launches Replenishment Partner Update

Issue 352 20 Mar 2019

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1. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves an additional $16 million from 2017–2019 allocations

2. NEWS

U.S. President’s 2020 Budget backpedals on his pledge to end AIDS “in America and beyond”

3. NEWS

OIG audits of Global Fund grants to Rwanda and Benin raise issues related to data availability and quality

4. FEATURE

India Health Fund provides platform for domestic financing and innovation to combat TB and malaria

5. NEWS

OIG investigation in Democratic Republic of Congo finds tender manipulation and overpricing in malaria grant

6. COMMENTARY

Global Fund country coordinating mechanisms are good; they could be better

7. ANALYSIS

Malawi faces wide-ranging challenges in Global Fund grant implementation

8. OF INTEREST

Other news related to the Global Fund and global health

9. NOTICE

Global Fund Advocates Network calls for video contributions to thank the Global Fund

Issue 351 27 Feb 2019

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1. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves $36 million for country and multicountry grants

2. NEWS

First OIG audit of Global Fund multicountry grants gives ‘partially effective’ ratings

3. FEATURE

Global Fund’s new HIV and TB multicountry grants in Eastern Europe and Central Asia begin implementation

4. NEWS

South Africa confronts HIV prevention challenge for adolescent girls and young women with new Global Fund grant

5. NEWS

Second OIG audit in Madagascar reveals that program management, supply chain and financial systems need improvement

6. NOTICE

NGOs call on Global Fund Board to sustain catalytic investments in harm reduction in next allocation cycle

7. ANNOUNCEMENT

Global Fund Advocates Network launches tools and resources to support the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment

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July, 2018
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