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SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN DELEGATIONS TO THE GLOBAL FUND BOARD INTRODUCE MAJOR REFORMS

SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN DELEGATIONS TO THE GLOBAL FUND BOARD INTRODUCE MAJOR REFORMS

The two sub-Saharan African constituencies on the Global Fund Board have made significant changes to the way their Board representatives are selected and how the constituencies operate. These changes were made at a consultation meeting of two constituencies on 9–11 July in Johannesburg, South Africa. The meeting was convened by Dr Mphu Ramatlapeng, Vice-Chair of the Global Fund Board, and former…

REACTION TO SPAIN’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE GLOBAL FUND IS MIXED

REACTION TO SPAIN’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE GLOBAL FUND IS MIXED

Salud por Derecho (Salud), a Spanish right to health foundation, and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have described the contribution to the Global Fund recently announced by Spain as “unreasonably low.” As reported in a GFO article on 25 July: Around the time of the International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC on 22-27 July, Spain announced that it would contribute €10 million (about $12.1…

REPORTS DOCUMENT ADVERSE IMPACTS OF CANCELLING ROUND 11

REPORTS DOCUMENT ADVERSE IMPACTS OF CANCELLING ROUND 11

The cancellation of Round 11 by the Global Fund has had a significant impact on programmes to fight AIDS, TB and malaria including, in particular, programmes being implemented by civil society organisations (CSOs). Programme scale-up and even some essential life-saving interventions that were planned by countries were halted. These are some of the findings of two surveys that were undertaken…

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