Global Fund to benefit from “breakthrough” ARV pricing agreement

3 Oct 2017
State-of-the-art fixed dose combination regimen will cost $75 per patient per year

In what has been hailed as a “breakthrough” and a “game changer,” a pricing agreement between the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and two generic drug companies will result in significant savings in the cost of antiretrovirals (ARVs). As a result of the agreement, starting in 2018 a state-of-the-art fixed dose combination ARV regimen will be available in 92 developing nations at a maximum cost of $75 per patient per year.


La demande de financement TB/VIH du Kenya auprès du Fonds mondial se centre sur la prévention du VIH chez les populations clés et la recherche des cas manquants de tuberculose

20 Jun 2017
Priorité aux démarches innovantes au niveau communautaire

Le Kenya figure parmi les 35 pays qui ont présenté des demandes de financement au Fonds mondial le 23 mai 2017, date de soumission des candidatures de la deuxième période d’examen.


Kenya’s TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund zeros in on HIV prevention among key populations and on finding missing TB cases

13 Jun 2017
Innovative approaches are prioritized at community level

Kenya was among the 35 countries that submitted funding requests to the Global Fund in Window 2 on 23 May 2017. Kenya’s TB/HIV funding request was for $421.9 million, made up of a $256.4 million allocation request, $138.9 million prioritized above-allocation request (PAAR) and a $26.6 million matching funds request. A $112.0 million malaria funding request was submitted on the same day ($60.1 million within allocation and $51.9 million PAAR).


Global Fund approves funding for six grants from four countries

1 Nov 2016

In October 2016, the Global Fund Board has approved $56.6 million for six grants emanating from concept notes submitted by four countries. Of the $56.6 million, $37.2 million represented new money; the balance was existing funding that has been approved prior to the new funding model (NFM) but was nevertheless included in the NFM allocations to countries. and one regional grant.


Replenishment round-up: U.S. announces pledge of up to $4.3 billion; Kenya raises the bar in Africa; and Sweden restores its 2016 cut

6 Sep 2016
Just over a week left until the replenishment conference

The Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment Campaign received an important boost from its largest donor, the United States, with the announcement of a pledge of up to $4.3 billion for the 2017-2019 period. This compares to the $4.1 billion that the U.S. contributed for the last replenishment period.


Le Kenya prend des mesures pour réduire les risques d’interruption de traitement

5 Apr 2016
De sérieuses ruptures de stock sont survenues en 2014
Des risques de rupture de stock additionnels ont été identifiés

En réponse aux ruptures de stock de médicaments antituberculeux survenus en 2014, et à des risques additionnels identifiés pour les médicaments utilisés contre les trois maladies, le Kenya a mis en place plusieurs mesures pour réduire le risque d’interruption de traitement.


Kenya takes steps to reduce the risk of treatment disruptions

5 Apr 2016
Serious shortages of TB drugs occurred in 2014
Risks of additional shortages identified

In response to shortages of TB drugs experienced in 2014, and to risks that have been identified of additional shortages for drugs used for all three diseases, Kenya has put in place various measures to reduce the risk of treatment disruptions.


OIG audit of grants to Kenya raises issues related to sustainability and grant effectiveness

7 Sep 2015
Devolution of health budgets and services to the county level is creating challenges
Grant performance is measured based on national targets rather than grant-specific targets

An audit of Global Fund grants to Kenya has found that the management of financial and fiduciary risks, and the management of health services and products risks has been generally effective.

However, the OIG said that there was room for improvement in the management of programmatic and performance risks, as well as governance, oversight and management risks. (In OIG parlance, these were rated “partial plan to become effective.”)


In Kenya, devolution is interrupting monitoring and evaluation

17 Aug 2015
Persistent lack of training and problems with priority setting and management at county level just the tip of the iceberg

Kenya in 2013 formally decentralized a series of governance responsibilities to its 47 counties, including the provision of health care. But while the original goal of devolution was to improve efficiency in service delivery and permit greater ownership and engagement at the local level, in the health sector this has not translated as well as anticipated.


Dans le but d’adapter le programme de lutte contre le paludisme, le Kenya reçoit le feu vert pour reprogrammer 30 millions de dollars

23 Jun 2015

Le Kenya va reprogrammer près de 30 millions de dollars issus d’une subvention paludisme existante pour renforcer l’accès universel aux interventions antivectorielles. Sur 30 millions de dollars, 22,5 proviennent de ce que le Kenya a reçu dans le cadre du nouveau modèle de financement et 7 millions qui restent d’une subvention précédente.