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2024

Health Interventions and Behind the Scenes of Global Financing!

Author: Aidspan
Publication Date: 2024-02-20
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Malaria Exemption Certification Awarded to Cape Verde: Insights for Global fight Against the Disease

Author: Christian Djoko
Publication Date: 2024-02-20
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Rethinking Sustainable Development Finance: The Emergence of Global Public Investment

Author: George Njenga Kiai
Publication Date: 2024-02-19
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Buckle Up on Value for Money says the Office of the Inspector General to the Global Fund

Author: Madhuri Kamat
Publication Date: 2024-02-19
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Health Systems & Pandemic Preparedness in Focus at the Global Fund

Author: Madhuri Kamat
Publication Date: 2024-02-19
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Key Meeting in Dakar: Assessment and Prospects of the Global Fund for West and Central Africa

Author: Ida Hakizinka and Kafui Essie
Publication Date: 2024-02-19
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Harm Reduction International’s “Aid for the war on drugs” report calls for a change of course in the fight against drugs.

Author: Christian Djoko
Publication Date: 2024-02-19
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SOFIA is launching its second call for Expressions of Interest for 2024

Author: Amida Kariburyo
Publication Date: 2024-02-19
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Welcome to 2024: Another crucial year for the global healthcare ecosystem

Author: Aidspan
Publication Date: 2024-01-24
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Happy New Year 2024 to all our readers!

Author: Isaac Awuondo
Publication Date: 2024-01-24
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2023

A promising (but is it?) end to the year

Author: Aidspan
Publication Date: 2023-12-18
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This year’s World AIDS Day shines the spotlight on communities

Author: Aidspan
Publication Date: 2023-12-18
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World Malaria Report 2023 paints a gloomy picture

Author: Christian Djoko
Publication Date: 2023-12-18
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COP 28: Should we believe governments’ commitments on climate and health?

Author: Christian Djoko
Publication Date: 2023-12-18
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Global Fund Board discusses the lessons learned from the Seventh Replenishment and the action plan for the Eighth Replenishment.

Author: Christian Djoko
Publication Date: 2023-12-18
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Looking ahead to implementing the Global Fund Strategy in Grant Cycle 7: Part I

Author: Aidspan
Publication Date: 2023-12-18
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Looking ahead to the Global Fund Strategy in Grant Cycle 7 Part II

Author: Amida Kariburyo
Publication Date: 2023-12-18
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Looking ahead to the Global Fund Strategy in Grant Cycle 7 Part III

Author: Amida Kariburyo
Publication Date: 2023-12-18
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The Global Fund eligibility and transition status of HIV and TB programs in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Author: Ivan Varentsov
Publication Date: 2023-12-18
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New guidance on selecting methods and tools for HIV economic studies

Author: Carl Schutte
Publication Date: 2023-12-18
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2022

Main Decisions Made at Global Fund Board Meeting

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2022-12-20
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Global Fund Lifts Suspension of Uganda Grants

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2022-12-11
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MALI TEAMS SEE POLITICAL INSTABILITY AND INSECURITY AS MAJOR RISKS AHEAD

Author: Christelle Boulanger
Publication Date: 2022-12-08
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GLOBAL FUND GRANTS IN TOGO: ACHIEVEMENTS GOING UNNOTICED

Author: Djesika Amendah and Djinta Litaaba-Akila
Publication Date: 2022-12-08
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WE MUST FOCUS ON THE POSITIVE ASPECTS OF THE SEVENTH REPLENISHMENT – WHILE RECOGNIZING THAT WE HAVE TO WORK HARDER WITH LESS

Author: Christian Djoko
Publication Date: 2022-12-08
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EAGERLY ANTICIPATING NEW FUNDING CYCLE ALLOCATION LETTERS

Author: Aidspan Editorial Team
Publication Date: 2022-12-08
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GLOBAL FUND GRANTS IN REPUBLIC OF CONGO ARE OFF COURSE

Author: Oliver Campbell White
Publication Date: 2022-12-07
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WHO CAN FIX FOUR FUNDAMENTAL GLOBAL FUND PROBLEMS?

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2022-12-07
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EARLY LESSONS FROM THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A STANDALONE HEALTH SYSTEM STRENGTHENING GRANT IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

Author: Aidspan
Publication Date: 2022-12-07
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COUNTRIES WILL SOON BE INFORMED OF THEIR GLOBAL FUND ALLOCATIONS FOR THE 2023-2025 FUNDING CYCLE

Author: Aidspan
Publication Date: 2022-12-07
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2021

Happy holidays from Aidspan and the Global Fund Observer

Author: Isaac Awuondo
Publication Date: 2021-12-16
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A retrospective of 2021 through the eyes of the GFO

Author: Aidspan
Publication Date: 2021-12-16
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The future of health work in Africa: what are the possibilities and who pays?

Author: Arlette Campbell White
Publication Date: 2021-12-16
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OIG Audit of Global Fund Grants in the Philippines

Author: Oliver Campbell White
Publication Date: 2021-12-16
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French donor L’Initiative publishes its annual calls for funding proposals, to close on 24 January 2022

Author: Aidspan
Publication Date: 2021-12-16
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Stakeholders in Tanzania identify areas for BACKUP Health technical support

Author: Samuel Muniu
Publication Date: 2021-12-16
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Peer education – from mutual support and solidarity to professionalization and formal recognition

Author: Aidspan
Publication Date: 2021-12-16
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Smart Syringe Vending Machines: Research Capabilities and Implications for Research Data Collection for harm reduction in Georgia

Author: David Otiashvili et al
Publication Date: 2021-12-16
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The Global Fund has made progress in the implementation of its market shaping strategy, although challenges remain

Author: Samuel Muniu
Publication Date: 2021-12-16
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Prospective Country Evaluation Extension Synthesis Report

Author: Aidspan
Publication Date: 2021-11-30
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2020

COVAX PLAN BOOSTS COVID-19 VACCINE HOPES FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Author: On the heels of extraordinarily successful results announced by four coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine developers within three weeks of one another, the question of whether developing countries will be “left behind” continues. COVAX (one of the three pillars of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator), a massively funded global collaboration involving 187 countries, aims to ensure that they...
Publication Date: 2020-12-16
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COVID-19 HAS A NEGATIVE IMPACT ON KEY POPULATIONS IN THE MENA REGION

Author: GFO: Where did the idea of conducting this study on key populations and COVID-19 come from? Roy Wakim (RW): The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has been particularly affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), more specifically Egypt, Maghreb countries and Yemen. An initial webinar on key populations and COVID-19 was organized by the [MENA] key populations’ platform,...
Publication Date: 2020-12-16
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ENDING AIDS: MULTIPLE CHALLENGES IN A CHANGING WORLD

Author: As the world observes World AIDS Day on 1 December 2020 with the theme of “global solidarity and shared responsibility” and as the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) presents the new targets for 2025, it is also a good time to reflect on the challenges to come, from a “global health” perspective. According to UNAIDS, 26 million people living...
Publication Date: 2020-12-16
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MALARIA: TWENTY YEARS OF INCREDIBLE PROGRESS, BUT THE HARDEST PART REMAINS

Author: GFO: What progress have we made with the global response to malaria? RG, BR: According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 2020 report on malaria, global malaria mortality fell by 60 percent over the 2000–2019 period. The Africa region has seen a decrease in the annual number of malaria deaths from 680 000 in 2000 to 384 000 in 2019. Southeast Asian countries...
Publication Date: 2020-12-16
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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM AIDSPAN AND THE GLOBAL FUND OBSERVER

Author: On behalf of Aidspan and the Global Fund Observer (French and English editions), I would like to thank all our readers and partners for their continued support this year. As 2020 draws to a close, we wish you all a restful holiday season and peace, joy, and prosperity throughout the coming year, 2021. This edition of the Global Fund Observer will be...
Publication Date: 2020-12-16
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JOINT UNITED NATIONS PROGRAMME ON HIV/AIDS SETS NEW AIDS TARGETS, WHILE THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION CALLS FOR BETTER TARGETING OF MALARIA INTERVENTION

Author: The World Health Organization (WHO) released the World Malaria Report 2020: 20 years of global progress and challenges on 30 November 2020. The report details progress made in the fight against malaria in the last two decades (between 2000 and 2019) and highlights progress against global malaria targets. According to the report, the world has made great progress in the last two...
Publication Date: 2020-12-16
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AFRICAN MINISTERS OF HEALTH DISCUSSED INCREASED DOMESTIC FINANCING AND EFFICIENCY, LEADERSHIP, AND FINANCIAL PROTECTION AMID COVID-19 IN AFRICA

Author: The African Union convened a series of virtual meetings of health and finance ministers from central, North, and West Africa and regional economic organizations to discuss domestic resource mobilization for health amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on 17, 23, and 24 November 2020, respectively. The objectives included a discussion of the impact of COVID-19 on African economies and...
Publication Date: 2020-12-16
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CONTINUITY OF HIV, TB AND MALARIA SERVICES IN CHALLENGING OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS

Author: The RAME, Réseau d’Accès aux Médicaments Essentiels (Access to Essential Medicines Network), commissioned a study in 2019 on community organizations’ good practices, opportunities, and limitations in ensuring continuity of care in challenging operational environments (COEs). Five countries, classified as COEs by the Global Fund, were selected to participate in the study: Central African Republic, Chad, Guinea, Mali, and Niger. RAME...
Publication Date: 2020-12-16
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SUPPLY CHAIN-RELATED CHALLENGES REPORTED IN EIGHT COUNTRIES FOR 2019–2020

Author: In most countries, Global Fund grants are highly commoditized as the largest proportion of the grant investments are used to pay for health and non-health commodities. This means that the supply chain, together with procurement, absorb a significant proportion of grant funds. The extent to which countries handle these two areas is critical to achieving the Global Fund’s mission. As...
Publication Date: 2020-12-16
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Most countries are falling short on HIV prevention targets despite targeted investments from the Global Fund

Author: Only two of the 26 reporting countries in the Global HIV Prevention Coalition are “virtually on track” to achieve a 75% reduction in new infections by 2020, according to country scorecards in the Coalition’s Second Progress Report published this year. The report presents a detailed picture of progress, achievements and critical gaps related to HIV prevention globally. Although new adult...
Publication Date: 2020-12-10
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2019

GLOBAL FUND INFORMS COUNTRIES INDIVIDUALLY OF 2020-2022 ALLOCATION AMOUNTS

Author: Countries eligible for Global Fund funding in the 2020-2022 allocation period have been informed by the Global Fund Secretariat of their overall country allocations for this next funding cycle, for HIV, TB, malaria, and resilient and sustainable systems for health. The Secretariat sent individualized letters, signed by the Division Head of Grant Management, to each eligible country’s Country Coordinating Mechanism...
Publication Date: 2019-12-19
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GLOBAL FUND ANNOUNCES $12.71 BILLION FOR 2020-2022 COUNTRY ALLOCATIONS

Author: In a news release published on 18 December, the Global Fund announced its largest-ever funding allocations for eligible countries. The total amount available for country allocations for the 2020-2022 allocations cycle is $12.71 billion, with $890 million available for catalytic investments for the period beginning in January 2020. This is 23% more than for the previous three year period. The Global Fund’s...
Publication Date: 2019-12-19
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NEWS FOR AND ABOUT THE GLOBAL FUND PARTNERSHIP

Author: 5% INITIATIVE LAUNCHES CALL FOR MALARIA PROPOSALS The French 5% Initiative launched, on December 11, a call for proposals with the theme ‘Improving the malaria response in the greater Sahel and Central Africa regions’. The proposal forms part of operational research the initiative undertakes every year in order to improve disease interventions and update available knowledge about HIV/AIDS, TB and...
Publication Date: 2019-12-18
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OIG AUDIT OF GLOBAL FUND GRANTS TO SOUTH SUDAN HIGHLIGHTS THAT RISK MITIGATION “NEEDS SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT”

Author: The Global Fund’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG), in its second audit of Global Fund grants to South Sudan, found that the country has made progress across the three diseases despite facing long-standing political instability, economic dependence on oil, and inadequate capacity of human resources for health. The number of people living with HIV who are on antiretroviral treatment...
Publication Date: 2019-12-18
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GLOBAL FUND GRANTS TO MALAWI NEED IMPROVED FINANCIAL CONTROLS AND INTERVENTIONS FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN, OIG SAYS

Author: A second audit by the Office of the Inspector General of Global Fund grants in Malawi has highlighted weaknesses in financial controls within two of the country’s three Principal Recipients (Ministry of Health and ActionAid International Malawi), and in the country’s interventions for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), among other issues. Though progress has been made in strengthening the...
Publication Date: 2019-12-17
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GLOBAL FUND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CALLS FOR INCREASED DOMESTIC INVESTMENTS IN HEALTH AT ICASA MEETING IN RWANDA

Author: Peter Sands, the Executive Director of the Global Fund, called on implementing countries in the African region to increase domestic investments towards the three diseases, at the 20th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) held in Kigali, Rwanda from 2 to 7 December. The conference’s main theme was an AIDS-free Africa through innovation, communities and...
Publication Date: 2019-12-17
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SEASON’S GREETINGS FROM AIDSPAN AND THE GLOBAL FUND OBSERVER

Author: As 2019 and this decade come to an end, I would like, on behalf of Aidspan and the Global Fund Observer, to wish all our readers and supporters a peaceful, restful holiday season and a promising start to 2020. This year will see the commencement of the next Global Fund allocations cycle (2020-2022) and we look forward to continuing to bring...
Publication Date: 2019-12-17
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Aidspan examines the strengths of Supreme Audit Institutions in Ghana, Kenya and Rwanda

Author: The Global Fund requires that its grants be audited annually to enhance accountability and reduce the risk of fraud. In sub-Saharan Africa, where the Global Fund invests 65% of its resources, only eight Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) audit the Global Fund grants of their state Principal Recipients (PRs) annually. (In other countries, private firms conduct audits of the grants for all...
Publication Date: 2019-12-10
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WORLD AIDS DAY 2019 HIGHLIGHTED HOW “COMMUNITIES MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”

Author: On December 1 every year, World AIDS Day provides a spotlit opportunity to show support for people living with HIV and for those who have passed away from AIDS-related illnesses. This year, the theme of World AIDS Day was ‘Communities make the difference’. Below we summarize the content that UNAIDS, the Global Fund, and WHO featured on their websites. UNAIDS UNAIDS...
Publication Date: 2019-12-10
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GLOBAL FUND PUBLISHES 2020 ELIGIBILITY LIST AND LIST OF PROJECTED TRANSITIONS FROM GLOBAL FUND ALLOCATIONS BY 2028

Author: The Global Fund recently published on its website the 2020 Eligibility List of countries eligible to receive an allocation in the next funding cycle. It has also published an updated Projected Transitions List, identifying countries it expects to transition from Global Fund allocations, with projections by disease component. The 2020 Eligibility List and the updated Projected Transitions List are accessible on the Global Fund’s website. The...
Publication Date: 2019-11-30
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2018

Festive season purchases can support HIV/AIDS programmes and organisations, including Global Fund

Author: Aidspan Staff
Publication Date: 2018-12-12
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Of the $98 million in country grants approved by Global Fund Board from 2017-2019 allocations, Latin America and Caribbean receive $57 million

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2018-12-11
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Happy holidays from Aidspan and the Global Fund Observer

Author: Aidspan Staff
Publication Date: 2018-12-11
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World Health Organization launches new ‘country-led’ malaria response

Author: Charlie Baran
Publication Date: 2018-12-10
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Guinea’s Global Fund grant implementation yields challenges and lessons

Author: Djesika Amendah
Publication Date: 2018-12-10
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Global Fund’s technical evaluation group will focus on ‘prospective country evaluations’ and thematic reviews in 2019

Author: Adèle Sulcas
Publication Date: 2018-12-10
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Independent research in Eastern and Southern Africa identifies opportunities to improve effectiveness of Global Fund processes

Author: Arlette Campbell White
Publication Date: 2018-12-10
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Reactions to World Malaria Report’s sobering news underscore need to ramp up malaria response

Author: Adèle Sulcas
Publication Date: 2018-12-10
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Global Fund Board approves another $98 million in country grants from the 2017–2019 allocations

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2018-12-07
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OIG Investigation of key HIV behavioural survey in Guinea finds falsified data and costs

Author: Adèle Sulcas
Publication Date: 2018-12-06
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2017

Ambitious national targets for getting people on treatment often not reflected in grant performance frameworks, GAC says

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2017-12-13
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“Business as usual” approach to achieving Universal Health Coverage must change, CSOs state

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2017-12-13
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Board approves third batch of Global Fund grants valued at $2.83 billion

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2017-12-12
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Update on funding requests, grant approvals and other funding modalities

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2017-12-12
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While Global Fund grants to Burkina Faso are generally well structured, improvements in PR capacities are required, OIG says

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2017-12-12
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Update on Global Fund resource mobilization: lessons learned from Fifth Replenishment, early outlook for Sixth

Author: Charlie Baran
Publication Date: 2017-12-12
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Tool developed by Global Fund and APMG Health used in transitioning countries to assess sustainability of services for key populations

Author: Kataisee Richardson
Publication Date: 2017-12-12
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In brief

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2017-12-12
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PAPER PRESENTS OPTIONS FOR FUTURE SELECTION PROCESS FOR GLOBAL FUND BOARD CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2017-11-28
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SANDS WILL BRING A STRONGER FOCUS ON ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF THE DISEASES, EDITOR OF THE LANCET SAYS

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2017-11-28
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2016

PROSPECTIVE COUNTRY EVALUATIONS PLANNED FOR EIGHT COUNTRIES

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2016-12-29
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DEFICIENCIES IN NATIONAL SUPPLY CHAINS HINDER GLOBAL FUND GRANTS OPERATIONS

Author: Larson Moth
Publication Date: 2016-12-19
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THE GLOBAL FUND LAUNCHES ITS PRIORITIZED ACTION PLAN IN EFFORTS TO ENHANCE ITS RISK MANAGEMENT AND PROJECT PERFORMANCE EFFORTS

Author: Larson Moth
Publication Date: 2016-12-19
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SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS EXIST AS A RESULT OF GLOBAL FUND WITHDRAWAL FROM PROGRAMS AND SERVICE DELIVERY IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Author: Aidspan Staff
Publication Date: 2016-12-19
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AN EQUITABLE ACCESS INITIATIVE REPORT PRESENTS ALTERNATIVES TO THE USE OF INCOME LEVEL CLASSIFICATION IN DECISIONS ON ELIGIBILITY AND RESOURCE PRIORITIZATION

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2016-12-19
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A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF OPIOID SUBSTITUTION THERAPY PROTOCOLS WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE SUSTAINABILITY OF HARM REDUCTION IN THE EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA REGION

Author: Tinatin Zardiashvili
Publication Date: 2016-12-19
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LOW ABSORPTIVE CAPACITY OF GLOBAL FUND GRANTS AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR PROGRAMMING IN COUNTRIES

Author: Abdhalah Ziraba
Publication Date: 2016-12-19
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GLOBAL FUND RELEASES INFORMATION ON THE 2017-2019 ALLOCATIONS

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2016-12-19
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COUNTRIES RECEIVE ALLOCATION LETTERS

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2016-12-19
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A MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD CHAIR OF AIDSPAN, DR JAMES DEUTSCH

Author: James Deutsch
Publication Date: 2016-12-19
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2015

THE TERG RECOMMENDS MEASURES TO ENHANCE HEALTH SYSTEMS STRENGTHENING

Author: Nathalie Abejero
Publication Date: 2015-12-24
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ATTACHMENTS TO THE CONCEPT NOTES ARE NOW BEING POSTED ON THE GLOBAL FUND’S WEBSITE

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2015-12-23
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DESPITE SERIOUS CONCERNS ABOUT RISK, GLOBAL FUND APPROVES $316 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING FOR TB/HIV GRANTS TO NIGERIA

Author: Despite serious concerns about operational and systems weaknesses and risks, the Board has approved five TB/HIV grants to Nigeria totaling $510 million, of which $316 million is new funding. Board members, alternates and communication focal points were informed of the decision on 14 December. In approving the grants, the Board was acting on the recommendations of its Grant Approval Committee...
Publication Date: 2015-12-17
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WORKSHOP TO PREPARE CONSULTANTS AND COUNTRIES IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL AFRICA TO DEVELOP NEW GLOBAL FUND FUNDING REQUESTS

Author: A regional workshop in Western and Central Africa (WCA) to build the capacity of national consultants and experts working on Global Fund grant applications was held in Saly, Senegal, from 25 to 27 November 2019. The workshop, organized by UNAIDS, the Global Fund and other partners such as WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, UNDP, Expertise France, and the Civil Society Institute (Institut...
Publication Date: 2015-12-17
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AIDSPAN FINDS GAPS IN THE GLOBAL FUND’S RESPONSE TO HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC IN CHILDREN

Author: Ann Ithibu
Publication Date: 2015-12-16
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DATABASE OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS IN BURKINA FASO BOOSTS THE COMMUNITY RESPONSE

Author: 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. In 2012, PADS (Programme d’Appui au Développement Sanitaire), an entity of the Ministry of Health...
Publication Date: 2015-12-16
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PREVENTION MATERIALS ARE STILL GETTING THROUGH TO THE “UNCONTROLLED AREAS” OF EASTERN UKRAINE

Author: Tinatin Zardiashvili
Publication Date: 2015-12-16
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FUND SETS $13 BILLION REPLENISHMENT GOAL

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2015-12-16
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GLOBAL FUND PROMISES A MAJOR EFFORT TO EXPAND INVESTMENT IN HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRAMMING

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2015-12-16
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GIZ EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE IN ITS MAIN PROGRAM AREAS

Author: Aidspan staff
Publication Date: 2015-12-11
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2014

HARM REDUCTION PROGRAMS NEED MORE FLEXIBILITY TO WORK PROPERLY IN EASTERN EUROPE

Author: Tinatin Zardiashvili
Publication Date: 2014-12-11
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NUMBERS OF PEOPLE REACHED AND SERVICES PROVIDED CONTINUES TO RISE

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2014-12-11
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MORE THAN $200 MILLION IN PLAY DURING DRC NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE GLOBAL FUND

Author: Aurélie Fontaine
Publication Date: 2014-12-11
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NIGERIA MEETS COUNTERPART FINANCING REQUIREMENT

Author: Tunde Akpeji
Publication Date: 2014-12-11
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IS THERE TRUE ACCOUNTABILITY IN GLOBAL HEALTH COOPERATION? A CASE STUDY OF THE GLOBAL FUND

Author: Angela Kageni
Publication Date: 2014-12-11
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EARLY IMPACT OF NFM DISCOURAGING, SAYS EECA CIVIL SOCIETY

Author: Tinatin Zardiashvili
Publication Date: 2014-12-11
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GHANA SHOULD REPAY $3.8 MILLION TO GLOBAL FUND IN FAULTY CONDOM DEAL

Author: Lauren Gelfand
Publication Date: 2014-12-11
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MAURITANIA, THE GLOBAL FUND AND THE DISCREET INCLUSION OF THE GAY COMMUNITY IN THE HIV RESPONSE

Author: Robert Bourgoing
Publication Date: 2014-12-11
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AIDSPAN RELEASES FIRST-EVER DOCUMENTARY, “I DIDN’T WANT TO BRING SHAME ON MY FAMILY”: GROWING UP GAY IN GHANA

Author: Lauren Gelfand
Publication Date: 2014-12-01
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MAIN DECISIONS MADE AT BOARD MEETING

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2014-11-24
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2013

Human rights, women and children, and sexual minorities dominate discussion at African AIDS meeting

Author: Karanja Kinyanjui
Publication Date: 2013-12-17
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Domestic Funding For the HIV and AIDS Response

Author: Alan Whiteside
Publication Date: 2013-11-26
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Africa’s Health and Finance Ministers Pledge to Increase Domestic Spending for Health

Author: Ahead of the Global Fund’s replenishment push in December, countries are being strongly encouraged to boost domestic funding for the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria to bridge the gap in unmet needs. A conference in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on 11-12 November brought together ministers of health and finance, civil society groups and donors to discuss how to...
Publication Date: 2013-11-26
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More Information on the Global Fund’s New CCM Performance Assessments

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2013-11-26
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First NFM Regional Meeting Draws Questions and Concerns from High Impact Africa 2 Countries

Author: Lauren Gelfand
Publication Date: 2013-11-26
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OIG Investigation in Cambodia Prompts Suspension of Two Top LLIN Suppliers Over $410,712 in Kickbacks

Author: Lauren Gelfand
Publication Date: 2013-11-18
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SIIC Takes Decisions on Incentive Funding and Other NFM Matters

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2013-11-11
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Replenishment Roundup

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2013-11-10
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Main Decisions Made at Board Meeting

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2013-11-10
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Revised Eligibility Policy Retains the Main Elements of the Old Policy

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2013-11-09
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2012

Global Fund Provides Update on the Transition to the New Funding Model

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2012-12-22
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OIG Releases Two New Audit Reports

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2012-12-21
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OIG Audits Lead to Actions to Strengthen CCMs in Chad and Kazakhstan

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2012-12-21
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Grants Renewals Will Be Affected by the New Funding Model

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2012-12-20
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Secretariat Issues Resubmission and No-Go Notices Related to Requests for Continued Funding

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2012-12-20
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African CSOs Call For More Meaningful Engagement of Civil Society

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2012-12-13
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Aidspan Releases Analysis of Pledges and Contributions to the Global Fund

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2012-12-13
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EECA NGOs Express Concerns About Recent Developments at the Global Fund

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2012-12-12
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Three Months, and Rising

Author: Kate Macintyre
Publication Date: 2012-12-12
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Board Imposes Conditions on Renewal of India HIV Grant

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2012-12-12
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2011

AIDSPAN, PUBLISHER OF GFO, SEEKS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Author: Aidspan
Publication Date: 2011-12-16
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MOVING ON

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2011-12-16
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OIG RELEASES AUDIT REPORT ON 12 GRANTS IN SRI LANKA

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2011-12-16
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OIG ISSUES PROGRESS REPORT AND 2012 WORK PLAN

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2011-12-16
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SHOULD THE GLOBAL FUND TRY TO RECOVER ALL “LOSSES”?, SUB-COMMITTEE ASKS

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2011-12-16
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BOARD ADOPTS EVALUATION STRATEGY

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2011-12-16
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NEW PARTNERSHIP COMBINES ENTERTAINMENT WITH PREVENTION MESSAGES AND HIV TESTING

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2011-12-16
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GLOBAL FUND ISSUES CALL FOR APPLICATIONS UNDER THE TRANSITIONAL FUNDING MECHANISM

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2011-12-15
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A CRITIQUE OF THE GLOBAL FUND’S CONSOLIDATED TRANSFORMATION PLAN

Author: Angela Kageni
Publication Date: 2011-12-15
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WHY THE GLOBAL FUND CANCELLED ROUND 11

Author: Bernard Rivers and David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2011-12-09
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2010

Main Decisions Made at the Board Meeting

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2010-12-17
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Board Chair and Vice-Chair to Have Ex-Officio Status

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2010-12-17
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Report from Sofia – Good News, Bad News

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2010-12-17
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Global Fund Terminates One Mali Grant and Suspends Two Others

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2010-12-17
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The Global Fund in Zambia Is Vulnerable to Abuse

Author: Winstone Zulu
Publication Date: 2010-12-17
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Global Fund Board Approves Round 10 Proposals

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2010-12-16
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Global Fund Board Decides Timing of Round 11

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2010-12-16
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Round 10 Results, by Country

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2010-12-16
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Further Board Decision News Forthcoming

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2010-12-16
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Concerned about OIG Revelations of Misappropriated Funds, Sweden Delays Announcing Pledge to Global Fund

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2010-11-23
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2009

GLOBAL FUND LAUNCHES “FIRST LEARNING WAVE” OF NATIONAL STRATEGY APPLICATIONS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2009-12-25
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GLOBAL FUND WILL SOON PROVIDE PROCUREMENT-RELATED TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2009-12-18
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GLOBAL FUND RELEASES PLAN OF ACTION ON GENDER INEQUALITY

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2009-12-18
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FURTHER DETAILS ON CHANGES TO PHARMACEUTICAL QUALITY ASSURANCE POLICY

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2009-12-18
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GLOBAL FUND ON TRACK TO ACHIEVE ROUND 8 COST-CUTTING TARGETS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2009-12-18
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AIDSPAN IS HIRING NEW STAFF AND CONSULTANTS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2009-12-18
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NEW GLOBAL FUND PARTNERSHIP STRATEGY RELEASED

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2009-12-18
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GLOBAL FUND ADDRESSES RISKS OF TREATMENT DISRUPTIONS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2009-12-18
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ELECTIONS HELD FOR CIVIL SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVES ON INDIA CCM

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2009-12-18
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TRP OBSERVATIONS CONCERNING ROUND 9

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2009-12-01
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2008

GLOBAL FUND COMMITTEE RELEASES REPORT ON PART OF THE FIVE-YEAR EVALUATION

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2008-12-23
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GLOBAL FUND BOARD PROVIDES ADVICE ON TB STRATEGIES

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2008-12-23
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FUND RELEASES CCM CASE STUDIES

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2008-12-23
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GLOBAL FUND BOARD APPROVES WAVE 4 RCC PROPOSALS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2008-12-23
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GLOBAL FUND CLARIFIES EXPECTATIONS REGARDING ROUND 8 BUDGET REDUCTIONS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2008-12-23
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GLOBAL FUND ADOPTS NEW GENDER EQUALITY STRATEGY

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2008-12-03
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GLOBAL FUND RELEASES PRELIMINARY INFORMATION ON SCREENING OF ROUND 8 PROPOSALS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2008-12-03
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TRP HIGHLIGHTS MAIN AREAS OF WEAKNESS IN ROUND 8 PROPOSALS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2008-12-03
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TRP PROVIDES IMPORTANT GUIDANCE ON WHAT IT WANTS TO SEE IN PROPOSALS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2008-12-03
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ITPC REPORT PROVIDES CASE STUDIES OF COMMUNITY SECTOR REPRESENTATION ON CCMS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2008-11-11
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2007

START PREPARING NOW FOR ROUND 8!

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2007-12-07
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“AIDSPAN GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING GLOBAL FUND PROCESSES FOR GRANT IMPLEMENTATION – VOLUME 2: FROM FIRST DISBURSEMENT TO PHASE 2 RENEWAL” IS RELEASED

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2007-12-07
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TRP COMMENTS ON ROUND 7 PROPOSALS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2007-12-07
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AIDSPAN DOCUMENTS FOR “IN-COUNTRY SUBMISSIONS” ARE RELEASED, TO HELP WITH ROUND 8 APPLICATIONS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2007-12-07
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SPANISH-LANGUAGE VERSION OF “THE AIDSPAN GUIDE TO BUILDING AND RUNNING AN EFFECTIVE CCM (SECOND EDITION)” IS RELEASED

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2007-12-07
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LA VERSIóN EN ESPAñOL DE “LA GUíA DE AIDSPAN PARA CONFORMAR Y MANEJAR UN MCP EFECTIVO (SEGUNDA EDICIóN)” HA SIDO PUBLICADA

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2007-12-07
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COMPARATIVE CCM SUCCESS RATES WITH GLOBAL FUND PROPOSALS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2007-11-29
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GLOBAL FUND BOARD CONCLUDES STRESS-FREE MEETING

Author: The Global Fund Board yesterday concluded a two-day meeting in Kunming, China. This was the first board meeting chaired by Rajat Gupta, former CEO of McKinsey & Co., and the first attended by Michel Kazatchkine since he settled in as the new Executive Director. There were no battles. Nearly all difficult matters had been worked out in advance in board...
Publication Date: 2007-11-14
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MAIN DECISIONS MADE AT NOVEMBER BOARD MEETING

Author: Key decisions made by the Global Fund Board at the meeting that ended yesterday were, in chronological order, as follows. (For precise wording of what the Board agreed, check in www.theglobalfund.org/en/files/boardmeeting16/GF-BM16-Decisions.pdf for the Decision Points specified below.) Approval of Round 7 Grants: The board approved 73 Round 7 grants that will cost $1,119 million over the first two years and $2,762 m. over...
Publication Date: 2007-11-14
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GLOBAL FUND APPROVES SEVENTH ROUND OF GRANTS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2007-11-12
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2006

Global Fund and PEPFAR Announce New Treatment Numbers

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2006-12-14
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The time to start working on Round 7 Proposals is NOW!

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2006-12-14
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Global Fund Suspends Grants to Chad

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2006-12-14
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Lessons for Round 7 Applicants from the TRP Comments on Round 6 Proposals

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2006-12-14
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Aidspan Issues Analysis of Strengths and Weaknesses of Proposals to the Fund

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2006-12-14
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Board Agrees Action Plan for Second Attempt at Selecting a New Executive Director

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2006-12-14
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Board Plans Special Meeting After Failing to Choose an Executive Director

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2006-11-06
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Main Decisions Made at Global Fund Board Meeting

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2006-11-06
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The Executive Director Selection: It’s Time to Improve the Rules

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2006-11-06
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GLOBAL FUND APPROVES SIXTH ROUND OF GRANTS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2006-11-04
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2005

Aidspan’s Role in the Investigation of the Global Fund Secretariat

Author: Bernard Rivers, Executive Director, Aidspan, and Editor, GFO.
Publication Date: 2005-12-18
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Executive Director Term Limits

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2005-12-18
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Investigation of the Global Fund

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2005-12-18
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Keep the Promise: Round 6 in ’06

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2005-12-11
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"Aidspan Guide to Effective Implementation of Global Fund Grants (Volume 1)" is Published

Author: Aidspan, publisher of Global Fund Observer, has published its latest Guide, entitled “The Aidspan Guide to Effective Implementation of Global Fund Grants – Volume 1: From Grant Approval to Signing the Grant Agreement.” As of Monday December 12, the new Guide will be downloadable at no charge from www.aidspan.org/guides, where several previous Aidspan Guides are already available. The two-volume Guide...
Publication Date: 2005-12-11
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Kigali Declaration

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2005-12-11
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Stephen Lewis on the Private Sector’s Role in Funding the Global Fund

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2005-12-11
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New Data on Global Fund Results

Author: [The following press release was issued by the Global Fund on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2005.] Global Fund Grants Deliver Substantial New Results – 75% Increase in AIDS Treatment and 150% Growth in Distributed Bed Nets in Six Months With 323 grants to combat HIV/ AIDS, TB and Malaria in 130 countries, Global Fund grants are proving that where...
Publication Date: 2005-12-11
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Stalled Growth: The Global Fund in Year Four

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2005-11-07
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ROUND FIVE DECISIONS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2005-10-03
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2004

ITALY CANCELS A MAJOR PLEDGE TO THE GLOBAL FUND

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2004-12-16
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ITALY HAS DEALT A DOUBLE BLOW TO THE GLOBAL FUND

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2004-12-16
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RELEASE OF "THE AIDSPAN GUIDE TO BUILDING AND RUNNING AN EFFECTIVE CCM"

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2004-12-16
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SAMPLE CCM TERMS OF REFERENCE

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2004-12-16
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Challenges Faced by Round 5 Applicants

Author: David Garmaise
Publication Date: 2004-12-11
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CONTENTS OF ALL ISSUES OF GLOBAL FUND OBSERVER

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2004-12-07
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BOARD MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2004-11-21
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FUTURE GRANTS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2004-11-21
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COUNTRY COORDINATING MECHANISMS (CCMS)

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2004-11-21
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EXISTING GRANTS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2004-11-21
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2003

THE GLOBAL FUND AND TREATMENT ACCESS IN LATIN AMERICA – A CRITICAL VIEW

Author: [Note: This article represents the opinions of the author. Global Fund Observer has not taken a position on the matters discussed.] + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + The Global Fund offers promises and hope for many, but a view from the field in Latin America and the...
Publication Date: 2003-12-21
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SHORT ITEMS

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2003-12-21
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TOMMY THOMPSON’S AFRICA TRIP

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2003-12-21
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GLOBAL FUND TO PLAY A KEY ROLE IN MEETING “3 BY 5”

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2003-12-21
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THE GLOBAL FUND AND DISBURSEMENTS – MOVING MONEY OUT THE DOOR

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2003-12-21
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Letter from China

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2003-11-17
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Progress Report from the Fund

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2003-11-17
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Forthcoming Guides for Global Fund Applicants

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2003-11-17
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Short Items

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2003-11-17
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Decisions at the October Board Meeting

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2003-11-17
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2002

Documents on the Global Fund

Author: Bernard Rivers
Publication Date: 2002-12-23
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Welcome to the First Issue

Author: Bernard Rivers, GFO Editor
Publication Date: 2002-12-23
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2001

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2000

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