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January 2020

The Global Fund Secretariat’s influence in countries’ development of grant funding requests for the 2020-2022 allocation cycle threatens the long-held founding principle of country ownership that has defined the Global Fund from its inception, some implementers believe. In some cases such ‘guidance’ can be...

29 Jan 2020
COMMENTARY

In an interview with the Global Fund Observer, the Fund’s first-ever Ethics Officer Nick Jackson explains how he sees the application of ethics within the Global Fund – as practiced across the Global Fund partnership. Given the seemingly abstract nature of ‘ethics’, what does the application of ethics look like...

28 Jan 2020
INTERVIEW

This edition’s ‘Of Interest’ focuses on the new partnership agreement between the Agence Francaise du Développement and the Global Fund on health systems in West and Central Africa, the Global Fund’s e-learning materials now available to assist applicants for 2020-2022 funding, and the Global Fund’s call for...

15 Jan 2020
OF INTEREST

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