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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

Issue 345 7 Nov 2018

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1. UPDATE

Board Leadership welcomes the OIG review on Global Fund governance

2. NEWS

Rwanda’s pioneering National Strategy Financing model improved Global Fund grant performance, says external report

3. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves another $28 million in grants from the 2017–2019 allocations

4. INTERVIEW

Former Director of External Relations reflects on 15 years of resource mobilization at the Global Fund

5. FEATURE

Global Fund African Constituencies meeting in Ethiopia focuses on absorptive capacity

6. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves funding for first set of interventions on UQD register for 2017–2019 identified through portfolio optimization

7. COMMENTARY

The Allocation of Responsibility

8. OF INTEREST

Q&A with Eliud Wandwalo, the Global Fund’s senior disease coordinator for tuberculosis

9. PRESS RELEASE

Bi-partisan group of senators requests increased United States pledge to the Global Fund

Issue 344 17 Oct 2018

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1. NEWS

Global Fund releases report on the 2017 OIG advisory review on governance

2. NEWS

The Global Fund’s Country Coordinating Mechanism evolution project prepares consultants at Casablanca workshop

3. NEWS

OIG reports material improvements in Global Fund procurement processes but challenges remain

4. INTERVIEW

Q&A with Scott Filler, the Global Fund’s senior disease coordinator for malaria

5. ANALYSIS

Global Fund grants underfund HIV prevention among adolescents, the key driver of the epidemic in Eastern and Southern Africa

6. FEATURE

GIZ BACKUP Health proposes a new approach to technical assistance for Global Fund implementers, in Dakar

Issue 343 3 Oct 2018

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1. NEWS

Global Fund will 'donate' $5 million to Venezuela to provide treatment for HIV

2. NEWS

U.N. General Assembly’s high-level meeting on TB called on leaders to reaffirm commitment to end tuberculosis by 2030

3. NEWS

First OIG audit of Niger’s Global Fund grants applauds progress and calls for improvements

4. NEWS

OIG audit of Global Fund grants to Myanmar reveals gaps in service delivery and supply chain management despite good results in other areas

5. ANALYSIS

Countries need better data for accurate forecasting of funding gaps in Global Fund grants

6. FEATURE

Tanzania National Coordinating Mechanism aspires to become best-practice model for Global Fund's CCM evolution initiative

7. OF INTEREST

Gates Foundation’s ‘Goalkeepers Report’ tracks progress towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals

8. EDITOR'S NOTE

OIG explains why Sri Lanka appears twice in country list for audit report on Global Fund Transition Management processes

Issue 342 19 Sep 2018

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1. NEWS

Results for the Global Fund partnership in 2017 reveal large increases in lives saved and people treated for HIV, TB and malaria

2. NEWS

Global Fund’s transition management processes are mostly effective, OIG audit finds

3. FEATURE

Regional 'Platforms' proving vital to Global Fund’s community, rights and gender strategic initiative

4. FEATURE

Russia may struggle to sustain results achieved in its last Global Fund HIV grant

5. NEWS

OIG audit: Integration of HIV and TB treatment into Viet Nam’s national health insurance scheme presents challenges and risks

6. ANALYSIS AND COMMENTARY

Global Fund’s revised eligibility policy could allow Romania to become eligible for HIV allocation

7. REPLENISHMENT

India to host Global Fund preparatory meeting for Replenishment

Issue 341 5 Sep 2018

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1. NEWS

Global Fund makes changes to its methodology for measuring impact and results

2. NEWS

OIG releases reports on investigations into Global Fund grants in Papua New Guinea, Nigeria and Eswatini

3. ANALYSIS

The Global Fund explores innovative finance instruments to help unlock financial flows from private and public sources

4. NEWS

OIG investigation reveals deficiencies in Global Fund processes for procurement of HIV rapid test kits in eight countries

5. ANALYSIS

Kenya successfully procures health commodities without using Global Fund’s pooled procurement

6. RESOURCES

Missed AIDS 2018? GFO curates some of the best overviews, opinions, and resources

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