New report finds improvements in Malawi’s Global Fund program for key and vulnerable populations, credits community engagement

14 Jan 2019
Challenges persist in achieving effective community monitoring of grant implementation

A new report from the International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (ICASO) finds that Malawi’s Global Fund program improved in a number of ways during the 2017-2019 funding cycle. The total funding requested for key and vulnerable populations rose dramatically, and service packages for these groups were defined in greater detail.


Independent research in Eastern and Southern Africa identifies opportunities to improve effectiveness of Global Fund processes

10 Dec 2018
'Synthesis report' focuses on grants in Malawi, Tanzania and Zimbabwe

Selon les résultats d’une étude d’Aidspan, les pays pourraient améliorer l’utilisation des données pour assurer une mise en œuvre plus efficace des subventions

11 Jul 2018
Différences constatées entre l’utilisation des données par les maîtres d’œuvre étatiques et non étatiques

Countries could improve data use to inform more effective grant implementation, Aidspan study finds

2 Jul 2018
Difference found between state and non-state implementers’ use of data

A new report published by Aidspan suggests that countries may not be using data optimally to inform grant implementation. Implementers of Global Fund grants collect and use data for several different purposes, depending on the type of implementer. State Principal Recipients collect data to measure strategic impact, whereas non-state implementers appear to collect data mainly to meet reporting requirements. 


Fluctuations monétaires : comment le Fonds mondial et les récipiendaires principaux gèrent le risque

20 Jun 2018
Dans les pays confrontés à la volatilité monétaire, différentes approches sont adoptées pour protéger les achats

Les fluctuations monétaires constituent une préoccupation importante pour les parties prenantes du Fonds mondial, notamment les pays bénéficiaires dont la monnaie peut connaître des variations significatives sur des périodes relativement courtes. La force du dollar US et de l’euro ces dernières années a encore aggravé le problème pour de nombreux pays.


Currency fluctuations: How the Global Fund and PRs manage risk

12 Jun 2018
In countries with currency volatility, various approaches are used to protect procurement

Currency fluctuations are a major concern for Global Fund stakeholders, particularly recipient countries whose domestic currency can experience significant shifts over relatively short periods of time. The strength of both the US dollar and the Euro in recent years has further exacerbated this issue for many countries.


Des ateliers BACKUP en Afrique étudient les goulots d’étranglement dans la mise en œuvre des subventions du Fonds mondial

7 May 2018
Communication, transparence et obligation de rendre des comptes furent des thèmes récurrents



BACKUP workshops in Africa explore bottlenecks to implementing Global Fund grants

17 Apr 2018
Communications, transparency and accountability were recurring thematic areas


Malawi’s TB/HIV grants approved by the Global Fund do not differ much from the funding request

23 Oct 2017
The TRP requested only minimal clarifications

The two TB/HIV grants to Malawi which the Board approved on 17 October do not differ significantly from the funding request, which was submitted on 20 March 2017. GFO detailed the contents of the request in an article in GFO 316 on 19 July.


Malawi’s TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund ensures no treatment disruption, increases services to key populations

17 Jul 2017
Nearly all HIV drugs in Malawi are purchased through Global Fund grants

On 20 March 2017, Malawi’s country coordinating mechanism (CCM) submitted a joint TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund for $384.8 million, along with a prioritized above-allocation request (PAAR) of $115.0 million, for a total request of just under a half-billion dollars.


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