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

4 Sep 2018
Challenge funds, advance market commitments and seed capital require indirect support
Part 3 of a 3-part series

To many, the Global Fund is known primarily as a source of funding—a place governments can turn to for an injection of cash for programs aimed at ending the scourges of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. And the Global Fund’s main use and focus of its innovative finance program has been on raising the funds needed to meet country demand for these otherwise unaffordable programs.

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Pakistan’s funding request to the Global Fund prioritizes TB case notification and treating MDR-TB cases

3 Apr 2018
TRP requested more information on plans to reach key populations
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Ukraine starts transition away from Global Fund support without a detailed transition plan, OIG says

6 Feb 2018
Audit gives Ukraine a mixed report card
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TRP focuses on gaps in services for key populations in its review of Ethiopia's TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund

23 Jan 2018
Concerns raised regarding sustainability of national programs

When the Technical Review Panel (TRP) assessed Ethiopia’s TB/HIV funding request last Fall, it considered the request to be technically sound, but expressed concerns related to coverage of key populations.

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Capacity issues and delays in implementation plague otherwise successful Global Fund grants to Zambia, OIG says

9 Jan 2018
Health systems struggle to cope with rapid increases in volume caused by scale-up
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Mozambique’s TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund builds on achievements of current grants, TRP says

9 Jan 2018
Matching funds requests sent back for iteration

Among the grants approved by the Board in the third batch of funding (see GFO article) were four TB/HIV grants to Mozambique. In this article, we report on the comments of the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and the Grant Approvals Committee (GAC) on the funding request from which these grants emanated.

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The Global Fund forms partnership to find missing cases of TB

17 Oct 2017
The countries involved account for 55% of all missed cases of TB and multidrug-resistant TB

The Global Fund, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Stop TB Partnership and 13 countries with a high burden of TB have launched a program to find and treat an additional 1.5 million missing cases of TB by the end of 2019.

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Advancing the fight against TB with the expertise of the Global Fund Advocates Network

16 May 2017
The goal is to build political momentum ahead of next year’s U.N. High-Level Meeting on TB

Working through the Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN), tuberculosis (TB) advocates are looking to strategically advance efforts to combat the disease and take advantage of several key international meetings over the coming 15 months.

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More global attention for tuberculosis, including increased funding to find missing patients

16 Jan 2017
Through its catalytic investments, the Global Fund is pushing $125 million into TB case finding

Two high-profile initiatives were launched late last year, each designed to shore up the response to the global tuberculosis epidemic.

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New WHO recommendations for MDR-TB will lower the cost of treatment and improve outcomes

13 May 2016
New regimen will generate savings for The Global Fund

The World Health Organization has issued new recommendations for the treatment of multi-drug-resistant TB, involving the use of a regimen that is shorter and cheaper compared to what is currently being used.

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