In GFO 155, on 9 August, we wrote that the Global Fund's mid-term replenishment meeting will likely be held in Australia in March. We have been asked by an Australian Government official to state that at this time, the Australian Government has made no commitment to host the mid-term replenishment meeting.
Aidspan survey finds that most respondents rate GFO highly, but many have suggestions for how it can be improved
This article contains three excerpts from Volume 2 of "The Aidspan Guide to Round 11 Applications to the Global Fund" (see previous article).
Excerpt #1: Describing the country's national disease programme
Volume 2 includes guidance on filling out the proposal forms
Aidspan plans to release the English version of Volume 2 of "The Aidspan Guide to Round 11 Applications to the Global Fund" within a few days of the launch of Round 11 (which is scheduled for 15 August). Volume 2 will include guidance on many of the questions on both the regular proposal form and the new common health systems strengthening (HSS) proposal form.
TRP's Report on Round 10 Provides Clues to What Applicants Should Include in Their Round 11 Proposals
Here is a question for consultants and committees writing proposals for Round 11: Would you like to know now what the Technical Review Panel (TRP) wants to see in the proposals when it reviews them early in 2012?
The Global Fund has been issuing new information notes for Round 11 at a fairly constant rate. When we went to press, there were 22 information notes listed on the Fund's website here. Below, we provide details on six of them. This is followed by a list of all 22 notes.
French- and Spanish-language versions of the "Toolkit for Using Round 10 of the Global Fund for Health Systems Strengthening" are now available.
The Civil Society Action Team (CSAT) has issued an action alert for the Global Fund"s Round 10. The action alert contains guidance on how civil society organisations can get involved in the CCM proposal development process. It also discusses the choice that HIV/AIDS applicants face between applying under the regular Round 10 funding stream and applying under the new MARPS (most-at-risk populations) funding stream.