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THE GLOBAL FUND CONTINUES TO FIGHT AIDS, TUBERCULOSIS, AND MALARIA AMID COVID-19

THE GLOBAL FUND CONTINUES TO FIGHT AIDS, TUBERCULOSIS, AND MALARIA AMID COVID-19

The Secretariat provided the Board with a recap of actions taken by the Global Fund, as of 8 May 2020 in three main areas: protect the Secretariat staff while continuing to work; protect the Global Fund “Core Mission” to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria; and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Information for this article comes from a document prepared for…

THE OUTGOING INSPECTOR GENERAL OF THE GLOBAL FUND SPEAKS CANDIDLY ABOUT HIS ACHIEVEMENTS AND CHALLENGES

THE OUTGOING INSPECTOR GENERAL OF THE GLOBAL FUND SPEAKS CANDIDLY ABOUT HIS ACHIEVEMENTS AND CHALLENGES

Mouhamadou Diagne (MD), the Inspector General of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, is leaving his position to become the Vice-President of Integrity at the World Bank, according to a statement released by the World Bank on 1 May 2020. MD, as he is often referred to, has led the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) since March 2015….

COMMUNITY, RIGHTS AND GENDER REPORT TO THE BOARD REQUESTS INPUT ON COVID-19-RELATED MEASURES

COMMUNITY, RIGHTS AND GENDER REPORT TO THE BOARD REQUESTS INPUT ON COVID-19-RELATED MEASURES

The sixth annual report to the Board on the Global Fund Secretariat’s work to promote community-, rights- and gender- (CRG-) based responses to HIV, TB and malaria has been caught between two chairs: the long-running attempt to keep CRG-based as well as community and civil-society engagements at the center of Global Fund grants’ programming, with the tsunami of the COVID-19 pandemic…

THE GLOBAL FUND REACHES THE ‘EMBEDDED’ LEVEL OF MATURITY ON THE OIG MATURITY SCALE, THE INSPECTOR GENERAL REPORTS TO BOARD

THE GLOBAL FUND REACHES THE ‘EMBEDDED’ LEVEL OF MATURITY ON THE OIG MATURITY SCALE, THE INSPECTOR GENERAL REPORTS TO BOARD

The Global Fund’s Inspector General Mouhamadou Diagne, in his 2019 annual report to the Global Fund Board, commended the Global Fund’s significant impact in accelerating the end of AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. The Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG’s) work in 2019 established that the Global Fund investments have helped decrease mortality and infection rates across the three diseases….

AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, PETER SANDS OUTLINES THE IMPORTANCE OF THE GLOBAL FUND

AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, PETER SANDS OUTLINES THE IMPORTANCE OF THE GLOBAL FUND

In keeping with tradition, Peter Sands opened discussions at this 43rd meeting of the Global Fund Board. Held virtually with a lighter agenda, this meeting was above all an opportunity to look back at the unprecedented global health crisis the world is currently facing and how the Global Fund has responded to prevent the very serious effects anticipated. The Executive…

MAIN DECISION AT 43RD GLOBAL FUND BOARD MEETING SETS IN MOTION ACCELERATED SELECTION PROCESS FOR NEW INSPECTOR GENERAL

MAIN DECISION AT 43RD GLOBAL FUND BOARD MEETING SETS IN MOTION ACCELERATED SELECTION PROCESS FOR NEW INSPECTOR GENERAL

On 14-15 May 2020, the Global Fund Board held its 43rd meeting virtually, via video conference, over two afternoon sessions. These sessions, combined, were much shorter than previous Board meetings, which were usually held over two days, after a full ‘pre-day’ during which selected topics were discussed in a less formal setting. The final agenda for the meeting added two…

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