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The Global Fund Board seeks new members for the Technical Review Panel

The Global Fund Board seeks new members for the Technical Review Panel

The Global Fund Board has launched a recruitment process for the Technical Review Panel, the independent body of experts that reviews funding applications to the Global Fund, and ensures that their strategic focus is aligned to the Global Fund Strategy 2017-2022. The Board’s Strategy Committee is overseeing the recruitment process, and the application process is being managed by Devex. The…

The Global Fund Board seeks new members for the Technical Review Panel

The Global Fund Board seeks new members for the Technical Review Panel

Lancet Commission confirms malaria could be eradicated by 2050 In the first academic article of its kind, the Lancet Commission on Malaria Eradication report shows – by synthesizing existing evidence – that the world can achieve malaria eradication within a generation. The report overview highlights the progress made globally between 2000 and 2017, during which the rate of malaria cases…

Updates on the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment

Updates on the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment

As we count down the days to the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment Conference on 10 October, in Lyon, France, the rate of donors announcing pledges or intentions has increased. In this edition of the GFO and the next, we will publish a short news roundup summarizing the latest developments. Global Fund and Replenishment-related activity at the UN’s 74th General Assembly The…

Funding request information for Global Fund’s 2020-2022 allocation period now available

Funding request information for Global Fund’s 2020-2022 allocation period now available

The Global Fund has published its new funding request materials for the 2020-2022 funding allocation cycle longer in advance of the first application deadline than previously, with Window 1 applications due by 23 March 2020. The reason for the earlier-than-usual publication on the Global Fund’s website is to enable countries to prepare well in advance for the application process, including…

Advancing country ownership is central theme of implementers’ meeting in Dakar

Advancing country ownership is central theme of implementers’ meeting in Dakar

From September 11 to 13, the Global Fund Implementer Voting Group (ImG) will hold a retreat in Dakar, Senegal, with the central theme of ‘Advancing country ownership and political will’. This will be the implementers’ group’s third such retreat, beginning in 2017. In 2016, the ImG developed its first ‘Roadmap’, which prioritized work areas around strengthening the implementer group, sustainability…

Global Fund role in attaining Universal Health Coverage will be in focus at UN General Assembly

Global Fund role in attaining Universal Health Coverage will be in focus at UN General Assembly

With a High-Level Meeting on universal health coverage (UHC) scheduled for 23 September 2019, the day before the United Nations General Assembly begins, the United Nations could intensify the global movement toward a health-systems approach offering comprehensive basic coverage that is funded by domestic governments. A transition to UHC would have significant implications for the Global Fund. The meeting is…

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