8.

Board approves funding to extend shortened grants

1 Aug 2016
$388 million awarded to grants in five countries

In July 2016, the Global Fund Board approved $388 million in funding for six shortened grants to allow them to continue to provide services from the original end date of their grants to the end of 2017. Of the $388 million, $383 million is new funding. It comes from the $700 million that the Finance and Operational Performance Committee said in March 2016 was available for portfolio optimization.

3.

Another 18 grants okayed for funding

18 Jul 2016
$364 million approved for 12 countries

In July 2016, the Global Fund Board approved $364 million in funding for 18 grants emanating from concept notes submitted by 12 countries. Of the $364 million, $152 million represented new money; the balance was existing funding that had been approved prior to the new funding model (NFM) but was nevertheless included in the NFM allocations to countries.

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Funding request for Nepal grants were submitted by the PR

21 Jun 2016
CCM was deemed ineligible in 2015

In June, Nepal was among the countries awarded funding by the Global Fund Board (see GFO article). It received funding for all three diseases: HIV, TB, and malaria.

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Funding of $179 million awarded to 13 grants from nine countries

21 Jun 2016
The largest awards went to Lesotho and Nepal

In June 2016, the Global Fund Board approved $179 million in funding for 13 grants emanating from concept notes submitted by nine countries. Of the $179 million, $80 million represented new money; the balance was existing funding that had been approved prior to the new funding model but was nevertheless included in the NFM allocations to countries.

4.

In Côte d’Ivoire, two million TB drugs financed by The Global Fund sold in street markets: OIG

19 Apr 2016
An awareness campaign has been launched in the media to inform the population

In Côte d’Ivoire, the Nouvelle Pharmacie de la Santé Publique (NPSP), the facility responsible for receiving, warehousing and distributing medicines, and the Programme National de Lutte contre la Tuberculose (PNLT), a principal recipient, were responsible for a massive diversion of TB drugs financed by The Global Fund.

3.

Reactions to the finding of the OIG in its audit on CCMs

6 Mar 2016

Aidspan solicited feedback from several entities on the findings of the Office of the Inspector General in its audit on country coordinating mechanisms.

4.

Предприняты специальные усилия для поддержания ВИЧ сервисов в Крыму

16 Feb 2016
Глобальный Фонд тесно сотрудничает с ОР Украины и с местными неправительственными организациями в Крыму
Фонд является единственным международным донором, оперирующим на аннексированной территории

Политические изменения в Крымском регионе, которые имели место с февраля 2014 года - в частности, аннексия Крыма Российской Федерацией - значительно повлияли на  программы Глобального Фонда в регионе.

4.

Special efforts made to maintain HIV Services in Crimea

26 Jan 2016
The Global Fund is working closely with the Ukraine PRs and with local NGOs in Crimea
The Fund is the only international donor operating in the annexed territory

Political changes in the Crimea region which took place from February 2014 – i.e., the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation – have significantly altered The Global Fund programs in the region.  

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Selon une étude, les populations clés africaines sont encore largement exclues des processus de prise de décision, en dépit des espoirs suscités par le NMF

25 Nov 2015
Leur participation diminue à mesure que le pays se rapproche du processus de demande de financement

D’après un nouveau rapport, les principes directeurs du nouveau modèle de financement, comme un dialogue pays inclusif ou une participation significative, n’ont pas eu d’impact en ce qui concerne les populations clés en Afrique sub-saharienne.

5.

The challenges of CCM reform in the DRC

24 Nov 2015
The CCM will be integrated into a national steering committee for health

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, a reform of the country coordinating mechanism is underway to make it comply with Global Fund requirements and to integrate it into a national steering committee for health, the Comité National de Pilotage du Secteur de la Santé.

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