The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, held on 23–26 January 2018 in Davos, Switzerland, was the occasion for announcements of several new partnerships involving the Global Fund.
Despite the reforms that are associated with the new funding model (NFM), challenges remain “in the inherent structure and paradigm of the Global Fund.” The lack of country offices has many negative downstream effects, including having to rely on in-country partners, and ineffective coordination of in-country activities.
African governments must increase domestic funding for malaria in the face of reduced Global Fund allocations
There has been significant progress towards malaria elimination in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Office of the Inspector General says that its analysis shows that The Global Fund has demonstrated a steady and progressive improvement in organizational maturity over time, and that the work done in 2015 confirms that positive trajectory.
Executive Director Mark Dybul provided the Board with a report that celebrated the Global Fund’s achievements but also challenged the Fund to do better on a number of fronts.
Country-led and community-owned? How cultural imperatives at the global level translate on the ground
In my seven years as a technical advisor to the National Department of Health in Papua New Guinea, I watched the evolution of the relationship between the country and the Global Fund.
The Global Fund used its 33rd Board meeting on 31 March - 1 April to demonstrate its continued maturation as an organization and show that the systems it has put in place are working.
by Karen Madoyan
As mentioned in Article 2, the Global Fund and the Global AIDS Vaccine Alliance (GAVI) will develop a joint proposal form for cross-cutting health systems strengthening (HSS) activities in time for use in Round 11.