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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

Issue 350 13 Feb 2019

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1. NEWS

Civil society organizations push for a target of $18 billion for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment

2. NEWS

Sierra Leone’s 2014 Ebola outbreak has set back Global Fund grant implementation, OIG says

3. FEATURE

Fiji’s TB program achieves successful transition from Global Fund grant to domestic funding

4. FROM THE FIELD

Eurasian Coalition on Male Health draws attention to ongoing challenges faced by MSM and LGBT communities

5. INTERVIEW

Q&A with Dr Ade Fakoya, the Global Fund’s senior disease coordinator for HIV/AIDS

6. OF INTEREST

African Leadership Meeting, “Investing in Health,” launches new initiative

Issue 349 30 Jan 2019

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1. NEWS

Step up or slip back? The case for investing $14 billion for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment

2. NEWS

CSOs in India and the Asia-Pacific region focus on the preparatory meeting for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment

3. COMMENTARY

Are African countries ready for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment’s push toward greater domestic financing to end HIV, TB and malaria?

4. NEWS

Global Fund’s Differentiation for Impact project only partially effective, OIG says

5. NEWS

New implementation arrangements for the Global Fund’s TB grants to Nigeria

6. NEWS

The Global Fund seeks the right balance between risk mitigation and grant implementation in Mali malaria grant

7. NEWS

Three multi-country initiatives were among grants approved by the Global Fund Board

8. NEWS

Despite additional safeguard measures, performance of Chad’s Global Fund HIV and TB grants are not improving, OIG says

9. NEWS

TRP identifies gaps in human resources for health interventions in funding requests to the Global Fund

10. NEWS

Funding requests to the Global Fund need a stronger focus on integrated service delivery, TRP says

Issue 348 16 Jan 2019

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1. REPLENISHMENT

Global Fund Executive Director discusses priorities laid out in his first Report to the Board

2. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves $229 million in funding for country grants

3. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves $36 million for Middle East Response

4. NEWS

OIG investigation in Mozambique finds embezzlement of funds by CCM Executive Secretary

5. NEWS

Funding requests to the Global Fund in next allocation period will need to scale up investments in RSSH, TRP says

6. NEWS

OIG audit praises Kenya’s procurement and supply chain processes, identifies implementation challenges

7. ANALYSIS

Three countries, three different applications of co-financing in Global Fund grants in sub-Saharan Africa

8. REPORT

New report finds improvements in Malawi’s Global Fund program for key and vulnerable populations, credits community engagement

9. NEWS

Global Fund announces $14-billion target for Sixth Replenishment

10. MESSAGE TO READERS

Mobile apps for Global Fund Observer and Observateur du Fonds Mondial now available

Issue 347 12 Dec 2018

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1. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves another $98 million in country grants from the 2017–2019 allocations

2. NEWS

World Health Organization launches new ‘country-led’ malaria response

3. OVERVIEW

Reactions to World Malaria Report's sobering news underscore need to ramp up malaria response

4. NEWS

OIG Investigation of key HIV behavioural survey in Guinea finds falsified data and costs

5. NEWS

Guinea’s Global Fund grant implementation yields challenges and lessons

6. NEWS

Secretariat and OIG report steady progress on implementing Global Fund AMAs

7. NEWS

Global Fund’s technical evaluation group will focus on ‘prospective country evaluations’ and thematic reviews in 2019

8. REPORT

Independent research in Eastern and Southern Africa identifies opportunities to improve effectiveness of Global Fund processes

9. NEWS

Of the $98 million in country grants approved by Global Fund Board from 2017-2019 allocations, Latin America and Caribbean receive $57 million

10. NEWS

Festive season purchases can support HIV/AIDS programmes and organisations, including Global Fund

11. NEWS

Happy holidays from Aidspan and the Global Fund Observer

Issue 346 16 Nov 2018

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1. NEWS

Main decisions at Global Fund Board meeting relate to operating expenses budget and private sector engagement

2. NEWS

Peter Sands delivers first report as Executive Director to the Global Fund’s 40th Board meeting

3. NEWS

Sixth Replenishment success is main focus of Global Fund’s resource mobilization

4. NEWS

Global Fund Board reviews allocation methodology in advance of decision at May 2019 meeting

5. NEWS

Strategic performance report underscores Global Fund successes but challenges remain for service delivery and coverage of key populations

6. NEWS

Board approves 2019 Global Fund OPEX budget of $302 million

7. NEWS

Global Fund grants achieving substantial impact while financial controls continue to improve, OIG says

8. NEWS

Global Fund Board will strengthen selection processes for Board committees, for May 2019 decision

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