This year, I wrote three Global Fund funding requests for African HIV and TB programs. In Window 1 (20 March 2017), I wrote for Zimbabwe; in Window 2 (23 May 2017), I wrote for Zambia; and in Window 3 (28 August 2017), I wrote for Swaziland.
Both Zimbabwe’s and Zambia’s funding requests were invited to proceed directly to grant-making. Swaziland anticipates learning the outcome of its request in mid-October.
In funding requests submitted to the Global Fund in Window 1 (20 March 2017) and Window 2 (23 May 2017), more than $100 million was proposed for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW). This calculation includes both allocation amounts and matching funds. In addition, more than $50 million was proposed for AGYW in prioritized above allocation requests.
Tanzania has requested $703.4 million from the Global Fund for its HIV, TB and malaria programs as well as for building resilient and sustainable systems for health (RSSH). The country submitted an integrated TB/HIV funding request as well as a malaria/RSSH request, both on 23 May 2017. The TB/HIV funding request was for $426.3 million, of which $38.4 million was a prioritized above allocation request (PAAR).
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Six African countries classified as challenging operating environments craft tailored funding requests to the Global Fund
Challenging operating environments (COEs) are countries or sub-regions of countries that the Global Fund characterizes as having weak governance, poor access to health services, manmade crises (such as conflict) or natural crises (such as famine).
12,9 milliards de dollars de promesses à la fin de la Conférence de reconstitution selon le Fonds mondial
“The dwindling and unpredictability of development assistance compels Africa to look inwards for domestic resources for the care of her people. Africa will need to mobilize internal resources for the promotion of her health.”
Trois grandes priorités des circonscriptions africaines reprises dans la nouvelle mouture de la stratégie du Fonds mondial
Le Conseil d’administration du Fonds mondial a adopté - à l'unanimité et sous les applaudissements - sa nouvelle stratégie pour la période 2017-2022 lors de sa 35e réunion du Conseil d’administration, qui a eu lieu à Abidjan, en Côte d'Ivoire.