Briefing notes on how to integrate drug use initiatives in Round 11 proposals
The International Harm Reduction Network has produced briefing notes for Round 11 applicants on how to integrate initiatives related to drug use into their proposals The briefing notes, which are available in English and Russian, cover five topics:
The Global Fund is underperforming when it comes to support for HIV-related harm reduction programmes. The Fund urgently needs to increase the amount that is spends on harm reduction, and encourage applicants to build harm reduction into their proposals.
As of June 2010, 5.7 million lives have been saved as a result of programmes supported by the Global Fund, according to estimates recently released by the Fund. The Global Fund calculates that this means that another 4,000 deaths are averted every day.
The Global Fund has released a publication containing "up close and personal" short stories about how programmes supported by the Global Fund have saved and improved lives.
"Stories of Innovation and Impact - The Global Fund 2010," a 28-page document, has 12 stories in all, from Ethiopia, Georgia, Jordan, Lesotho, Namibia, Nigeria, Peru, South Africa, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Thailand and Zambia.