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New ARV database being piloted in the EECA region

18 Apr 2017
Provides information on drug prices and purchases

A new database is being developed in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) containing information on antiretrovirals (ARVs) in use in 15 countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

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AHF and researchers call for more transparency in UNAIDS’ estimates of the numbers of people on ARVs

17 Sep 2016
The Global Burden of Disease 2015 Study produced some results that differ from the UNAIDS’ figures
UNAIDS responds that it is confident its estimates are accurate

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), a Los Angeles-based AIDS service and activist organization with a global reach, has called for more transparency and accountability in the way UNAIDS estimates the number of people living with HIV/AIDS who are on life-saving antiretroviral treatment.

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Partners launch framework for action on UHC in Africa

5 Sep 2016
World Bank and Global Fund commit funding

According to news releases from the World Bank and the Global Fund (here and

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Global Fund has no immediate plans to promote the inclusion of the new malaria vaccine in the programs it supports

3 Nov 2015
There are concerns about whether the vaccine can be effectively implemented

For now, the Global Fund has no plans to promote the inclusion of the new malaria vaccine, “RTS,S”, into the malaria programming it supports. Although the vaccine shows promise, there are concerns about how it can be effectively administered.

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WHO calls for treatment for all people living with HIV

1 Oct 2015
Implementing the recommendation will require dramatically increased financial support from donors and governments

The World Health Organization has revised its HIV guidelines to recommend that anyone who tests positive for the virus should be treated immediately.

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At Financing for Development conference, the outlines of a plan to fund the post-2015 development agenda

17 Jul 2015
Outcomes of meeting should offer insight into donor postures ahead of Global Fund’s own replenishment campaign in mid-2016

A high-level meeting of global stakeholders took place 13-16 July in Addis Ababa to develop a strategy to finance the post-2015 sustainable development goals, against a backdrop of donor fatigue, the enduring global financial crisis and a growing insistence on improved domestic financing for development issues.

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Georgian concept note priorities reflect national strategies, WHO says

17 Jul 2015
More must be done to improve case detection rates in both HIV and TB in order to improve health outcomes

Georgia’s concept notes for both HIV and TB are closely reflecting the priorities identified in their national strategic plans, a recent WHO evaluation has found, but must ensure that more interventions focus on improving case detection rates for the two diseases.

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WHO Issues Technical Brief on Addressing Gender Inequalities in Global Fund Proposals

14 Jun 2010

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a technical guidance brief on "Addressing Gender Inequalities: Strengthening HIV/AIDS Programming for Women and Girls" in Global Fund proposals.

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Report Confirms Decline in the Rate of New HIV Infections

1 Dec 2009

New HIV infections in 2008 were 30% lower than they were 12 years ago, according to data just released by UNAIDS and the World Health Organization (WHO). The findings confirm a trend first observed about two years ago.

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