country coordinating mechanism

4.

Global Fund Board adopts a CCM Policy and a new CCM Code of Conduct

12 May 2018
The CCM Policy replaces the current CCM Guidelines

The Global Fund Board has approved a new CCM Policy, which replaces the Guidelines and Requirements for Country Coordinating Mechanisms (hereinafter, CCM Guidelines). The Board delegated authority to the Strategy Committee to approve amendments to the CCM Policy.

5.

Global Fund Board approves CCM Evolution initiative at an intermediate level of ambition but with a phased-in approach

12 May 2018
Budget of $3.85 million approved for 2018–2019

The Global Fund Board has approved implementation of a CCM Evolution initiative at an intermediate level of ambition. However, the Board has opted for a phased-in approach. It approved $3.85 million to cover costs in the balance of this year and in 2019. During the phase-in, 16 CCMs will be targeted.

2.

Follow-up audit of Global Fund grants to Nigeria shows significant improvements, OIG says

6 Mar 2018
But problems remain; and some mitigation measures need more time to become effective
2.

Extensions to the Global Fund’s existing HIV and TB grants to Nigeria will be funded from the 2017–2019 allocations

9 Jan 2018
GAC reports “widespread frustration” about the slow pace of impact of the TB grants

As mentioned elsewhere in this issue, the Board has approved 18-month costed extensions for two HIV and two TB grants to Nigeria.

6.

Secretariat to roll out new orientation program for CCMs

17 Apr 2017
The program has both online and face-to-face components

The CCM Hub at the Global Fund Secretariat, in close collaboration with the USAID Leadership, Management, and Governance (LMG) Project, has developed a new standardized orientation program for country coordinating mechanisms (CCMs). The purpose of the program is to improve CCM performance by providing members with the knowledge and skills they need to effectively carry out their roles and responsibilities.

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