As COVID-19 takes hold in Africa, will the Global Fund adjust its application windows for 2020-2022 funding requests?

18 Mar 2020
Widespread travel and meeting restrictions inhibit adequate consultation in development of funding requests

Countries in the West and Central Africa region face major challenges in developing concept notes for their next Global Fund grant applications, in the context of the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Figure 1: Mapping COVID-19 in Africa; image from 17 March 2020

Source: WHO website


Allocations increase of $780 million to West and Central Africa in 2020-2022 funding cycle will speed up progress towards achieving the Global Goals by 2030

26 Feb 2020
Level of funding pledged to countries demonstrates the Global Fund 's commitment to speed up progress towards ending epidemics by 2030


Venezuela to receive its first Global Fund malaria grant allocation of $19.8 million

12 Feb 2020
Allocation letter reflects country’s challenging context and atypical implementation arrangements