Health Systems Strengthening

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La nouvelle stratégie pour 2017-2022 reflète l'évolution de l'approche du Fonds mondial sur le renforcement des systèmes de santé

10 Jun 2016

Mettre en place des systèmes résilients et pérennes pour la santé, l'un des quatre objectifs stratégiques de la Stratégie du Fonds mondial pour 2017-2022, articule une mise au point nouvelle et ciblée pour renforcer les systèmes de santé.

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New Strategy for 2017-2022 reflects The Global Fund’s evolving approach to health systems strengthening

23 May 2016

Building resilient and sustainable systems for health, which is one of the four strategic objectives in The Global Fund’s Strategy for 2017-2022, articulates a new and targeted focus for strengthening health systems. The Board adopted the new Strategy at its meeting in Abidjan on 26-27 April (see GFO article.)

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Global Fund pledges swift response to any Ebola-related requests from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea

25 Sep 2014
Requests must be in line with mandate to fight three diseases and invest in health system strengthening

The Global Fund has committed to a swift response to any requests from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea for flexibility in reprogramming grants in order to assist in the management of the Ebola outbreak, which has killed more than 2,900 people and risks infecting up to 1.4 million more by early 2015.

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The Global Fund releases eligibility list for 2014

26 Feb 2014
Eligible countries will develop their proposals in line with requirements under the new funding model

The list of countries eligible to apply for Global Fund support for up to four components -- HIV, TB, malaria and health system strengthening --  was released in February, timed to coincide with the imminent roll-out of the new funding model (NFM) allocating greater resources to those countries with high disease burdens and modest financial resources.

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Malawi faces shortage of healthcare workers as it battles AIDS epidemic

21 Jan 2014

Malawi’s health sector is grappling with a serious lack of trained health care staff that could have an impact on its Global Fund-supported programming to enroll a greater number of HIV-positive Malawians on antiretroviral therapy (ART).

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Global Fund awards $253.8 million in renewal funding

6 Jan 2014
Largest awards go to Kenya, Somalia and Viet Nam

The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has approved continued funding of up to $253.8 million for 13 applicants in a decision announced on 23 December.

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SIIC Takes Decisions on Incentive Funding and Other NFM Matters

11 Nov 2013
Funding requests in the unfunded quality demand register may stay in the register for up to three years

At its meeting on 8–9 October, the Strategy, Investment and Impact Committee (SIIC) made decisions in four areas related to the new funding model (NFM): awarding of incentive funding, managing unfunded quality demand, health systems strengthening and TB/HIV collaboration. This article provides details.

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Global Fund Project in Zimbabwe Uses Technology to Improve Data Collection

22 May 2013
Similar projects are underway in many other countries

A project being implemented under a Global Fund grant will improve Zimbabwe's health information systems by providing Internet connection infrastructure for 82 urban and rural sites. The Zimbabwe project is just one of many similar projects around the world where modern communications technology is being used to enhance data collection.

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UNDP Strengthens National Entities to Implement Global Fund Grants

13 Mar 2013
The UN body has completed its work as PR in 19 countries

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says that it plays a key role in developing the capacity of national bodies in the countries where it operates as principal recipient (PR) to enable them to implement Global Fund grants after UNDP has completed its term as PR.

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Diagnostic Review Finds that Eritrea Has Used Grant Funds Constructively to Strengthen Health Systems

17 Oct 2012
The review also identified weaknesses in programmes and systems
PR has agreed to take actions to address the weaknesses

Eritrea has used Global Fund resources from a number of grants constructively to strengthen its national health systems, a diagnostic review of the country’s grants released by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) has found. The review identified other good practices. But it also revealed weaknesses in programme management and in financial and procurement systems.

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