Global Fund Advocates Network publishes new concept note on sustainable financing for health advocacy
A new report from the Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) proposes a broadly framed approach to advocacy for financing priorities across all health issues related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), taking as a starting point the interdependence of the health and development goals within the SDGs.
Peter Sands became the Executive Director of the Global Fund in March 2018. He gave his first interview to the Global Fund Observer after the 40th Board Meeting in Geneva, in November 2018. This is the first article of a two-part interview with the ED.
Peter Sands calls for increases in funding from implementing countries and for health’s share of ODA
“It is a false dichotomy to have a tension between Universal Health Care or ‘ending the epidemic’,” said Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands at the 22nd International AIDS conference, where scores of formal and thousands of informal discussions focused on the need to integrate HIV testing, care and treatment into the broader global health agenda.