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Global Fund grants’ co-financing used more to buy commodities than to strengthen health systems, in practice
In low-income countries co-financing should focus more on building self-sustaining health systems
Implementation of Global Fund’s Sustainability, Transition and Co-Financing policy, is ‘transformative’, says thematic review
Commissioned by the Technical Evaluation Reference Group, the review called for better planning for, and management of, transitions in several settings
‘Partially effective’ systems for service; inadequate implementation arrangements – but country ahead of schedule to eliminate malaria
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Global Fund, in its second audit of grants in Nepal, found that the country has made significant progress in the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.
Latin America and Caribbean constituency expresses concerns following Global Fund’s 41st Board meeting
Issues include allocation methodology, and key populations during countries’ transitions
The decisions of the Global Fund at its 41st Board meeting contributed to a commitment to reviewing the key performance indicators and expected results before the upcoming Replenishment pledging conference, to be held in Lyon, France in October 2019, and accelerating efforts towards ending AIDS, TB and Malaria.
Are African countries ready for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment’s push toward greater domestic financing to end HIV, TB and malaria?
Health funding competes with funding for basic social needs such as education and nutrition
This year (2019) is a replenishment year for the Global Fund. With every replenishment comes a greater push for more domestic financing. Are the African countries ready?
Three countries, three different applications of co-financing in Global Fund grants in sub-Saharan Africa
Inconsistent application of co-financing policy across countries
EECA is one of two regions where transition planning is most advanced
Some transition measures have already been adopted
TB prevalence in mining areas is 3-7 times that of the general population
Among the grants approved by the Board recently was a multi-country TB grant for the Southern African Regional TB in the Mining Sector (TIMS) Program. In this article, we report on the comments from the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and the Grants Approvals Committee (GAC) on the funding request from which this grant emanated.
Ukraine starts transition away from Global Fund support without a detailed transition plan, OIG says
Audit gives Ukraine a mixed report card