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Board Seat; Newsletter
GFO Issue 141

Board Seat; Newsletter


David Garmaise

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Article Number: 6

ABSTRACT (a) The Developed Country NGO Delegation is soliciting applications for the position of Global Fund Board member. (b) “International Health Policies in the News” is a weekly newsletter that focuses on global health initiatives.

Call for applications for Global Fund Board member representing developed country NGOs

Closing date for applications: 21 March 2011.

The position will only become available in July 2011. but in order to provide for a transition period, the incoming Board member will be invited to join the delegation for the upcoming 23rd Global Fund Board meeting (11-12 May), and for delegation pre-meetings.

Applicants need to work for an NGO from the constituency, comprising Western Europe, the U.S., Canada, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

Contact Jacqueline Wittebrood, International Civil Society Support (ICSS): to obtain the position’s terms of reference and additional information.

Weekly Newsletter on International Health Policies

“International Health Policies in the News” is a weekly newsletter that provides articles from the journal “The Lancet” and other sources related to international health policies in low and middle income countries. Published every Friday, IHP News focuses on global health initiatives, global public goods, aid effectiveness in the health sector, and also ground-breaking articles in specific domains like AIDS and Malaria.

IHP News is published as a blog at Readers can also subscribe to the newsletter by sending an email to Readers can choose to receive the English version, as well as a digest in French (published several days after the English version).

The 4 March 2011 edition of IHP News contains articles on (among other things) U.S. funding for the Global Health Initiative; the “benefits of recession”; and the Multilateral AID Review by the (U.K.) Department for International Development (also covered in this issue of GFO – see previous article).

IHP News is published by the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp, Belgium. The newsletter is part of a larger effort to get people from the South involved in global health discussions and decision-making processes.

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