Communities report reduced support from the Global Fund and other donors

30 May 2017
Growing economy does not mean growing domestic support for communities

“There is a painful awareness among communities in countries whose economies are growing that donors are pulling out and abandoning them… This [transitioning] process is driven by the criteria donors have laid out for eligibility, and demonstrated by the actual level of disbursements going to some countries. But communities know that growing economies do not equal growing domestic support for communities in the HIV response.”


African governments must increase domestic funding for malaria in the face of reduced Global Fund allocations

17 Jan 2017
Eliminating malaria will require additional funding from within affected countries

There has been significant progress towards malaria elimination in sub-Saharan Africa.


Tanzania will use its HIV grant extension to cover costs of ARVs through to the end of 2017

16 Aug 2016
About half of Tanzanians living with HIV are now receiving ARVs

As reported in GFO #293, the Board has awarded Tanzania’s shortened HIV grant an extension of $109 million to allow it to continue providing essential HIV services through to the end of 2017. The original grant, totaling $277.5 million had an end date of 31 December 2016.


Donor funding for HIV declines for the first time in five years: report

20 Jul 2016

Funding for HIV from donor governments decreased in 2015, by more than $1 billion, compared to 2014, according to a report just released by the Kaiser Foundation and UNAIDS. The report said that funding declined in 13 of 14 donor governments assessed.


L’Afrique occidentale et centrale à la traîne dans la lutte contre le VIH : MSF

26 May 2016
Trois personnes sur quatre qui ont besoin de TAR ne l'ont pas
Les pays sont trop dépendants d'un seul donateur : le Fonds mondial

Selon Médecins Sans Frontières, les pays d'Afrique Occidentale et Centrale (AOC) accusent un retard dans la réponse au VIH. MSF a indiqué que la plupart des pays de la région ont des difficultés pour offrir une thérapie antirétrovirale (TAR) : 76 % de ceux qui ont besoin du TAR - cinq millions de personnes - sont encore en attente de traitement - soit trois personnes sur quatre.


West and Central Africa lagging behind in the response to HIV: MSF

24 May 2016
Three out of every four people who need ART don’t have it
Countries are too dependent on a single donor: The Global Fund

According to Médecins Sans Frontières, countries in West and Central Africa are lagging behind in the response to HIV. MSF said that most of the countries in the region struggle to offer antiretroviral therapy: 76% of those who need ART – five million people – are still awaiting treatment. That’s three out of every four people. Among children, nine out of every 10 children who need ARVs don’t have access.


Tables on approved funding in article in GFO #271

19 Oct 2015

An article in the GFO #271 newsletter, “Global Fund approves funding of $1.5 billion for 35 grants,” contained two tables, one for grants to counties in Africa and one for grants to countries in other regions. When they clicked on the link to the article on the Aidspan database, some subscribers may have inadvertently been taken to a version of the article that contained the same table (i.e.


Le Fonds mondial annonce que ses programmes ont sauvé 17 millions de vies

24 Sep 2015
Ce chiffre est le double de celui qui a été annoncé en juillet 2012

Les programmes subventionnés par le Fonds mondial ont sauvé 17 millions de vies jusqu’à la fin 2014 selon le rapport d’activités 2015 publié par le Fonds le 21 septembre dernier.


Programs supported by the Global Fund saved 17 million lives through the end of 2014, Fund says

21 Sep 2015
This is almost double the figure of 8.7 million lives saved announced in July 2012
Other results also reveal strong momentum

Programs supported by the Global Fund have saved 17 million lives up to the end of 2014, according to the Results Report 2015 released by the Fund on 21 September. The Fund says that it is on track to reach 22 million lives saved by December 2016, the end of the current replenishment period (see graphic).


Maturity and systems theme of 33rd Board meeting

8 Apr 2015
Governance reform and eliminating the funding gap remain elusive

The Global Fund used its 33rd Board meeting on 31 March - 1 April to demonstrate its continued maturation as an organization and show that the systems it has put in place are working.