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Global Fund estimates that 20 million lives have been saved through programs the Fund supports

6 Sep 2016
Fund says the number should reach 22 million by end 2016

The Global Fund estimates that the number of lives saved by programs to which the Fund contributes now stands at 20 million, and will reach 22 million by the end of 2016.

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Le Fonds mondial annonce que ses programmes ont sauvé 17 millions de vies

24 Sep 2015
Ce chiffre est le double de celui qui a été annoncé en juillet 2012

Les programmes subventionnés par le Fonds mondial ont sauvé 17 millions de vies jusqu’à la fin 2014 selon le rapport d’activités 2015 publié par le Fonds le 21 septembre dernier.

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Programs supported by the Global Fund saved 17 million lives through the end of 2014, Fund says

21 Sep 2015
This is almost double the figure of 8.7 million lives saved announced in July 2012
Other results also reveal strong momentum

Programs supported by the Global Fund have saved 17 million lives up to the end of 2014, according to the Results Report 2015 released by the Fund on 21 September. The Fund says that it is on track to reach 22 million lives saved by December 2016, the end of the current replenishment period (see graphic).

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Abolish incentive funding, TRP says

24 Oct 2014
Panel also calls for the allocation methodology to be revised

The incentive funding stream should be eliminated and the money reallocated to countries that need it the most to save lives. This was a central recommendation of the Technical Review Panel Report on Windows 1 and 2 of the new funding model. The first two windows were in May and June of 2014.

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Historic Moment Provides Many Opportunities for the Global Fund, Dybul Says

19 Jun 2013

The people involved in the Global Fund, and in global health generally, “are at an historic moment when the confluence of scientific advancement, epidemiological intelligence and experience from more than a decade of implementation come together to offer the opportunity to end three plagues as public health threats.”

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France Undertakes an Evaluation of Its “Contribution” to the Global Fund

2 May 2013
Evaluation will help guide France concerning how it manages its contribution
Challenges of the new funding model will also be studied

The Foreign Ministry of France is undertaking an evaluation of the French “contribution” to the Global Fund. France wants to assess the extent to which Global Fund grants promote France’s development objectives and priorities. The evaluation will also assess the challenges faced by the Global Fund in introducing its new funding model.

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Country Reviews Will Be Used to Evaluate Impact of Global Fund–Supported Programmes

9 Apr 2013
Reviews will also assess the Fund’s contribution to impact, and “causation”

One of the components of the Global Fund’s evaluation strategy is a system of country reviews conducted with partner organisations. The reviews will assess (1) disease outcomes and impact; (2) the contribution of the Global Fund to these outcomes and impacts; and (3) what factors helped to bring about the changes in outcomes and impact. The last item is referred to by researchers as “causation.”

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Global Fund Moves to a System of Annual Disbursement Decisions and Semi-Annual Reporting for Grants

23 Mar 2013

From now on, annual disbursement decisions and semi-annual reporting will be adopted for all Global Fund grants. The only exception will be for grants whose risk profile requires shorter disbursement decisions or more frequent reporting.

These are part of the changes introduced in February 2013 as part of the Global Fund’s Better Grants for Improved Impact Project.

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Funding Approved for Phase 2 of HIV Grant in Bosnia and Hercegovina

22 Mar 2013
Greater focus on high-impact interventions and most-at-risk populations
Increased attention to human rights issues

The Global Fund Board has approved Phase 2 funding for a Round 9 HIV grant in Bosnia and Hercegovina in the amount of $13.5 million. The principal recipient (PR) for the grant is the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). UNDP is also PR for another HIV grant, which has been essentially completed, and for a TB grant in Bosnia and Hercegovina.

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Aidspan Paper Examines How the Global Fund Calculates Lives Saved

5 Nov 2012
Implications for policies and programmes discussed

Aidspan has published a paper critiquing the way in which the Global Fund quantifies lives saved through programmes that it supports. The paper was prepared by Dr David McCoy, a public health physician and senior clinical lecturer at Queen Mary University London, and Nele Jensen, a physician.

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