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Global Fund Board discusses next phase of implementation of the Sustainability, Transition and Co-financing policy

16 Nov 2019
This policy will be a priority in the 2020-2022 allocation period

The 42nd Global Fund Board meeting discussed the Sustainability, Transition, and Co-financing (STC) policy as part of the ‘pre-day’ agenda, in the form of an “interactive discussion”. This discussion reaffirmed the importance of this policy and its implementation.

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The Global Fund Board should emphasize transition planning and outcomes

12 Nov 2019
Some countries that have transitioned from Global Fund support applied anew for grants: this is concerning

The Board of the Global Fund will discuss, at its 42nd Board meeting next week, the Sustainability, Transition and Co-financing (STC) Policy, and its implementation.

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OIG audit of Global Fund grants to Papua New Guinea highlights increasing malaria prevalence and inadequate internal controls

5 Nov 2019
OIG finds financial irregularities, non-compliance and inefficiencies within the grants
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Mixed results from audit of Global Fund grants in Nepal, says OIG

11 Sep 2019
‘Partially effective’ systems for service; inadequate implementation arrangements – but country ahead of schedule to eliminate malaria

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Global Fund, in its second audit of grants in Nepal, found that the country has made significant progress in the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.

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Latin America and Caribbean constituency expresses concerns following Global Fund’s 41st Board meeting

11 Jun 2019
Issues include allocation methodology, and key populations during countries’ transitions

The decisions of the Global Fund at its 41st Board meeting contributed to a commitment to reviewing the key performance indicators and expected results before the upcoming Replenishment pledging conference, to be held in Lyon, France in October 2019, and accelerating efforts towards ending AIDS, TB and Malaria.

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

29 Jan 2019
Health funding competes with funding for basic social needs such as education and nutrition

This year (2019) is a replenishment year for the Global Fund. With every replenishment comes a greater push for more domestic financing. Are the African countries ready?

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

16 Jan 2019
Inconsistent application of co-financing policy across countries

One of the Global Fund’s founding principles is “additionality” meaning that the Fund’s investments are added to domestic government and private expenditures but do not replace them.

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Status of transitions from Global Fund support in the EECA region

3 Apr 2018
EECA is one of two regions where transition planning is most advanced

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India plans to transition away from Global Fund support over the next nine years

7 Mar 2018
Some transition measures have already been adopted
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Global Fund multi-country grant prolongs the TB-in-the-mining-sector program in Southern Africa

20 Feb 2018
TB prevalence in mining areas is 3-7 times that of the general population

Among the grants approved by the Board recently was a multi-country TB grant for the Southern African Regional TB in the Mining Sector (TIMS) Program. In this article, we report on the comments from the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and the Grants Approvals Committee (GAC) on the funding request from which this grant emanated.

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