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‘Realities on the ground’ for Asia-Pacific civil society’s engagement in Global Fund ‘country dialogue’ are improving
2018 survey reflects results from Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Vietnam
OIG investigation reveals deficiencies in Global Fund processes for procurement of HIV rapid test kits in eight countries
Country teams have already taken corrective action
A proactive investigation undertaken by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has identified some deficiencies in the Global Fund’s processes for procuring HIV rapid diagnostic test (RDT) kits. A report on the investigation was released on 31 May 2018.
A Global Fund multi-country program in Southeast Asia helps countries SHIFT towards sustainable HIV financing
SHIFT aims to respond to the changing HIV funding landscape
Indonesia’s funding requests to the Global Fund prioritize finding missing TB cases, HIV prevention services for key populations
The full review TB-HIV request outlines how the country plans to achieve global and national targets
The debate proved the most contentious at the Board meeting, drawing concerns from a number of delegations
DECISION POINT: GF/B31/DP09
The Global Fund Board has approved a framework and roadmap for transition between the rounds-based approach and the new funding model (NFM), aiming to align timelines for grant funding with replenishment of the Global Fund’s coffers.
The language below is the exact wording of each decision point taken by the Board
For the first time, both positions will be filled by women
Appointments take effect at the end of the June Board meeting
The Global Fund Board has appointed Dr Nafsiah Mboi, Minister of Health in Indonesia, as the next Chair of the Board. It has also appointed Mireille Guigaz as the next Vice-Chair. Ms Guigaz currently represents France on the Board. Dr Mboi does not currently sit on the Board. Both appointments are effective at the end of the 29th Board meeting in June 2013; the two terms will run until the end of the first Board meeting in 2015.
This article reports on the main points made by four of the panellists at the session on 26 July on "The Global Fund: The Next 5 Years" at the International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC: Gabriel Jaramillo, General Manager, Global Fund; Eric Goosby, US AIDS Ambassador; Kamal Siregar, Member, National AIDS Commission, Indonesia; and Hendrietta Ipeleng Bogopane-Zulu, Deputy Minister of Women, Children and Peop
New Debt2Health agreements have been signed among the Global Fund and several countries. One agreement involves Australia and Indonesia; another involves Germany and Côte d'Ivoire. This brings the total number of Debt2Health agreements to four.
The Global Fund has informed Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand and India, the four countries most seriously affected by the December 26 tsunami, that it is willing to be flexible in how their grants are implemented.