Transition planning is a road towards programmatic sustainability, says Curatio International Foundation

17 Jan 2017
The lessons and findings of the transition preparedness assessment tool’s roll out

In 2015, the Global Fund commissioned the development of the Transition Preparedness Assessment (TPA) Framework. The tool assesses the readiness of various countries to carry out the transition of their HIV, TB and malaria programs from the Global Fund’s support to domestic funding. “The road to sustainability: transition preparedness assessment framework” has been developed by the Curatio International Foundation (CIF).


A comparative study of opioid substitution therapy protocols will contribute to the sustainability of harm reduction in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region

19 Dec 2016
Eurasian Harm Reduction Network-EHRN provides evidence and instruments for optimising national harm reduction programs

The new methodology for the funding allocations and consequent gradual decrease of GF financing for the Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) countries puts at special risk the operations of harm reduction services, which were, traditionally, largely supported by the GF.


Семи странам в регионе ВЕЦА прогнозируют переход к 2025 году

30 Nov 2016
Обзор Перечня Правомочности ГФ за 2017 год и Инструмента Прогнозирования Перехода

Перечень по Правомочности


EECA constituency: transition may threaten key populations in the region

29 Nov 2016
Joint statement of constituencies for the 36th Global Fund Board outlines problems and provides general recommendations
Prior to the Global Fund’s recent Board Meeting, the EECA and EMR Constituencies submitted a common statement for the 36th meeting of the Global Fund Board.  The statement argued that both the alarming epidemiologic situation in the EECA, along with the envisioned decrease in funding might affect the sustainability of the positive results already achieved worldwide (in the frames of MDG-6 in combating AIDS).


Seven countries in the EECA region projected to transition by 2025

1 Nov 2016
Overview on the GF’s 2017 Eligibility List and Transition Projection Tool

Following the Global Fund’s recent replenishment in September, the country eligibility list for the 2017-2019 grant cycle has been published. This list identifies the countries and disease components that are eligible to receive funding from the Global Fund for the next three years.


Адвокация повышения внутреннего финансирования в Украине имела успех

26 Oct 2016
Правительство Украины обязалось к изменениям, способным значительно улучшить качество и охват терапии АРВ, лечения МЛУ-ТБ, гепатита С и ОЗТ.

Адвокация повышения внутреннего финансирования под руководством ОГО и ОР, и подкрепленая условиями Глобального Фонда, поставленными перед правительством Украины, достигла  успеха. Сообщества, при поддержке Глобальным Фондом, оказались готовы сотрудничать с Министерством Здравоохранения.


EECA initiative is improving the continuum of HIV care across the region

19 Oct 2016
Regional consultation in Kiev made substantive step to make action plan evidence based, contextual and operational

The EECA region saw the launching of an initiative improving the effectiveness of HIV treatment. The initiative addresses the high HIV incidence, the maintaining of the HIV care cascade, which remains a problem in most EECA states. According to WHO data from 2014, 55% of HIV-positives are aware of their status, while only 71% of those who know their status are officially registered.

Гражданское общество и правительства нуждаются в ТП при решении проблем,связанных с CПГ в регионе ВЕЦА

19 Aug 2016
Заключительный отчет по оценке, проведенной Альянсом Общественного Здравоохранения Украины, будет опубликован в ближайшее время

Правительства и гражданское общество в Восточной Европе и Центральной Азии - включая ключевые затронутые группы населения (КГН) - должны улучшить сотрудничество для обеспечения  предоставления сервисов, связанных с Сообществами, Правами и Гендером (СПГ). И для достижения этой целиони нуждаются в технической поддержке (ТП).


Both civil society and governments need TA in resolving CRG-related challenges in the EECA Region

15 Aug 2016
Final report of assessment conducted by the Alliance for Public Health Ukraine will be released shortly

Governments and civil society – including key affected populations (KAPs) – in Eastern Europe and Central Asia need to collaborate better to ensure that services related to community, rights, and gender (CRG) are provided. And they need technical assistance (TA) to make that happen.


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.