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As for HIV pandemic, truck drivers at high risk of contracting and transmitting COVID-19 in East Africa

3 Jun 2020
Protecting truck drivers from COVID-19 and HIV requires regional cooperation

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German development agency and Global Fund train three more African countries in strengthening health systems

15 Apr 2020
The COVID-19 crisis highlights the critical importance of health systems

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Global Fund Country Coordinating Mechanism evolution initiative: Mid-term lessons from Tanzania, Niger, Uganda and Burundi

16 Apr 2019
Mid-point results mixed, suggest room for improvement in implementation

The Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) evolution initiative aims to strengthen CCMs’ performance in four areas: their internal functioning, oversight of the grants, engagement between the CCM and its constituency members, and linkages with other national governance bodies.

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Independent research in Eastern and Southern Africa identifies opportunities to improve effectiveness of Global Fund processes

10 Dec 2018
'Synthesis report' focuses on grants in Malawi, Tanzania and Zimbabwe
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Tanzania National Coordinating Mechanism aspires to become best-practice model for Global Fund's CCM evolution initiative

2 Oct 2018
18 pilot countries are included in the first phase of the Global Fund’s “evolution approach”

When the Global Fund Secretariat, through its CCM Evolution project, invited embers of the Tanzania National Coordinating Mechanism (TNCM) to stakeholder consultations in 2017, it captured the attention of TNCM stakeholders.

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Global Fund multi-country program in East Africa spearheads trip to China to learn about harm reduction technologies

30 Jul 2018
Government officials and Global Fund implementers from Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda traveled to China to learn about local innovations in methadone maintenance therapy

As part of an official delegation spearheaded by Kenya-based KANCO and co-sponsored by UNAIDS, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, twenty-two representatives of East African governments

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Quality of service issues persist in Global Fund grants to government implementers in Tanzania: OIG

24 Apr 2018
Men who have sex with men continue to face problems accessing services

A follow-up audit of three grants to Tanzania has found that although Tanzania continues to make progress against the three diseases, quality of service issues persist, particularly in the HIV program. The audit also found that men who have sex with men (MSM) continue to face major barriers accessing services.

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Tanzania's TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund yields three grants

6 Mar 2018
Funding request identifies vulnerable groups for TB

Mainland Tanzania submitted a funding request for its HIV and TB components that resulted in the Global Fund Board approving three grants, including a TB/HIV grant to a civil society principal recipient (PR) –– AMREF Health Africa. The Ministry of Finance and Planning (MOFP) was awarded an HIV grant and a TB grant.

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In Tanzania, 13 people attending a meeting are arrested for allegedly promoting homosexuality; operations of a Global Fund SR are suspended

24 Oct 2017
No charges have yet been laid

Editor’s note: This is a “late breaking story,” as they say. There will likely have been more developments by the time you read this.

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Tanzania requests $700 million for HIV, TB and malaria from the Global Fund

14 Jul 2017
Two new civil society PRs will implement new and innovative programs

Tanzania has requested $703.4 million from the Global Fund for its HIV, TB and malaria programs as well as for building resilient and sustainable systems for health (RSSH). The country submitted an integrated TB/HIV funding request as well as a malaria/RSSH request, both on 23 May 2017. The TB/HIV funding request was for $426.3 million, of which $38.4 million was a prioritized above allocation request (PAAR).

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