No effective response to COVID-19 in Africa without the involvement of civil society organisations

1 Apr 2020
Ebola pandemic has shown that communities must be involved in local solutions to any pandemic


A Global Fund multi-country program in Southeast Asia helps countries SHIFT towards sustainable HIV financing

7 Mar 2018
SHIFT aims to respond to the changing HIV funding landscape

E-learning portal for Russian speaking CSOs and communities is launched by a regional platform supported by the Global Fund

16 May 2017
Two courses are ready, more will be added soon

An innovative, educational, e-learning portal has been launched to help civil society organizations (CSOs) and communities (i.e. key populations) enhance their knowledge of the responses to HIV and TB. The main focus will be on building the capacity of communities to enable them to become meaningfully involved in the national response to HIV and TB.


Are EECA countries able to sustain harm reduction programs?

1 Aug 2016
EHRN publishes four case studies

According to four case studies recently published by the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN), the readiness to transition harm reduction programs from Global Fund support to domestic funding in four countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia ranges from 19% to 47%.

The four countries are Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, and Romania. See the table for further details.

В настоящее время все больше представителей гражданского общества вовлечены в СКК, но имеются ли у них соответствующие навыки?

18 Jul 2016
Частью решения проблем является подход региональных программ "обучение на практике"

    За последние несколько лет представительство гражданского сектора - НПО и сообществ - на уровне СКК увеличилось, в том числе в свете рекомендаций, направленных на вовлечение ключевых групп населения. Тем не менее, первоначальное воодушевление, сопровождавшее это изменение, сменилось растущим разочарованием и жалобами различных заинтересованных сторон.


There are more civil society representatives on CCMs now, but do they have the skills they need?

5 Jul 2016
The “learning by doing” approach of many regional programs is part of the solution

In the past few years, representation of the civil sector – NGOs and communities – on CCMs has increased, particularly in response to recommendations that key populations be included. However, the initial excitement that accompanied this change has been replaced by growing frustration and complaints from different stakeholders. 


Кыргызстан осуществляет планирование переходного периода для программ по ТБ и ВИЧ

10 Mar 2016
Рабочая группа объединила представителей Глобального Фонда, правительства, гражданского общества и общин для работы над вопросами по переходу

Министерство Здравоохранения Кыргызстана сформировала мультидисциплинарную рабочую группу специалистов по планированию, координации и имплементации переходного периодадля программ по ТБ и ВИЧ. Группа уже укомплектована специалистами в сфере управления, закупок, общественного здравоохранения, а также по финансам. Также вовлечены представители организаций гражданского  общества (ОГО) и общин. Другие позиции будут добавлены позже.


Kyrgyzstan is implementing transition planning for TB and HIV

3 Mar 2016
A working group has brought together representatives from The Global Fund, government, civil society and communities to work on the transition

The Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan has formed a multi-disciplinary working group of specialists to plan, coordinate, and implement transition planning for TB and HIV. The group is already staffed by management, procurement, public health, and finance specialists. Representatives of civil society organizations and communities are also included. Other positions will be added.


Database of civil society organizations in Burkina Faso boosts the community response

16 Dec 2015
Database fed into the development of an HSS concept note

A database of civil society organizations in Burkina Faso was instrumental in developing the community component of a concept note on health systems strengthening, according to Simon Kaboré, executive director of RAME (Réseau pour l’Accès aux Médicaments Essentiels) and member of the country coordinating mechanism.