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Capacity issues and delays in implementation plague otherwise successful Global Fund grants to Zambia, OIG says
Health systems struggle to cope with rapid increases in volume caused by scale-up
Zambia’s TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund has ambitious targets and is well aligned with national programs and strategies
TRP’s concerns regarding interventions for key populations addressed during grant-making
The third batch of funding approvals by the Board (see GFO article) included two TB/HIV grants from Zambia. In this article, we report on the comments from the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and the Grant Approvals Committee (GAC) on the funding requests from which these grants emanated.
The Fund is hoping to raise an additional $500 million before the next replenishment conference
Report describes progress for each strategic objective and sub-objective
A report prepared for the Board meeting on 3-4 May in Kigali, Rwanda, provided an update on the implementation of the objectives and sub-objectives from the Global Fund’s 2017-2022 Strategy. For each sub-objective, the report described the progress achieved to date, as well as key challenges and risks, and future plans.
Aidspan has made public its second-ever regional report: a snapshot of countries and one regional initiative in the Asia Pacific region.
Fund says the number should reach 22 million by end 2016
The Global Fund estimates that the number of lives saved by programs to which the Fund contributes now stands at 20 million, and will reach 22 million by the end of 2016.
Trois grandes priorités des circonscriptions africaines reprises dans la nouvelle mouture de la stratégie du Fonds mondial
Le Conseil d’administration du Fonds mondial a adopté - à l'unanimité et sous les applaudissements - sa nouvelle stratégie pour la période 2017-2022 lors de sa 35e réunion du Conseil d’administration, qui a eu lieu à Abidjan, en Côte d'Ivoire.
The Global Fund Board passed its new Strategy for the period 2017-2022 – unanimously and to the sound of applause – during its 35th Board Meeting in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The Africa constituencies of West and Central Africa, and East and Southern Africa, were pleased to see the long process of developing the new Global Fund Strategy reach a successful conclusion.
Trois personnes sur quatre qui ont besoin de TAR ne l'ont pas
Les pays sont trop dépendants d'un seul donateur : le Fonds mondial
Selon Médecins Sans Frontières, les pays d'Afrique Occidentale et Centrale (AOC) accusent un retard dans la réponse au VIH. MSF a indiqué que la plupart des pays de la région ont des difficultés pour offrir une thérapie antirétrovirale (TAR) : 76 % de ceux qui ont besoin du TAR - cinq millions de personnes - sont encore en attente de traitement - soit trois personnes sur quatre.
Three out of every four people who need ART don’t have it
Countries are too dependent on a single donor: The Global Fund
According to Médecins Sans Frontières, countries in West and Central Africa are lagging behind in the response to HIV. MSF said that most of the countries in the region struggle to offer antiretroviral therapy: 76% of those who need ART – five million people – are still awaiting treatment. That’s three out of every four people. Among children, nine out of every 10 children who need ARVs don’t have access.