Une nouvelle Stratégie avec deux points focaux: les pays durement touchés à faible revenu et les populations vulnérables

9 May 2016

« Des approches novatrices pour répondre aux besoins variés des pays sont essentielles pour accélérer la fin de l'épidémie. » C’est le slogan du Fonds mondial pour décrire le premier objectif de sa nouvelle Stratégie : Obtenir un impact maximal contre le VIH, la tuberculose et le paludisme.


Community, rights and gender issues have a higher profile, but challenges remain in demonstrating impact

5 May 2016
CGR issues received a big boost in the Fund’s new Strategy 2017-2022

The Global Fund has been successful at raising awareness about the importance of community, rights, and gender (CRG) and promoting the inclusion of CRG issues in country dialogues and concept notes. However, challenges remain in translating these achievements into impact in programs on the ground.


Main decisions made at Board meeting

28 Apr 2016

On 26-27 April 2016, the Global Fund Board held its 35th meeting in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. GFO was present, with observer status.


On KPIs, four 2015 performance targets were missed

27 Apr 2016
Eight of the 13 KPIs show strong performance

The Global Fund has failed to meet its 2015 targets on access to funding, value for money, resource mobilization, and human rights protection. The Fund is also unlikely to meet its 2016 target for health system strengthening.

This information was contained in a paper on the results of the Fund’s key performance indicator targets presented to the Board at its meting in Abidjan on 26-27 April.  


New Strategy has a dual focus on high burden/low income countries and vulnerable populations

27 Apr 2016

“Innovative approaches to meet diverse country needs are essential to accelerate the end of the epidemic.” This is the catch phrase The Global Fund uses to describe the first objective in its new Strategy: Maximize impact against HIV, TB, and malaria.


Board adopts new Strategy for 2017-2022: “Investing to End Epidemics”

27 Apr 2016
Increased emphasis on health systems, human rights and gender equality

The Global Fund Board has approved a strategy to guide the organization for the next six years.

“The Global Fund Strategy 2017-2022: Investing to End Epidemics” – is built around four strategic objectives, as follows:


OIG identifies significant issues with monitoring The Global Fund’s current strategy

5 Apr 2016
KPI framework termed “ineffective”

The Secretariat has not yet established an effective mechanism to routinely monitor and assess The Global Fund’s performance against strategy. The current key performance indicator framework is ineffective and does not enable full understanding of the challenges posed by the Fund’s 2012-2016 strategy. Nor does it make timely corrective action possible.


Changes to Board committee structure confirmed

5 Mar 2016
Board appoints chairs and vice-chairs for each of the new committees

On 28 January 2016, the Global Fund Board confirmed changes to its structure that were approved in principle at its meeting last November (see GFO article). On 4 March, the Board appointed chairs and vice-chairs for the reconstituted committees. The changes and appointments will come into effect on 1 May 2016.


Main decisions made at Board meeting

18 Nov 2015

On 16-17 November 2015, the Global Fund Board held its 34th meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. GFO was present, with observer status.


New Board committee structure approved in principle

18 Nov 2015
Responsibility for oversight of internal audit, including the OIG, would shift to the new Audit and Finance Committee

Under changes approved in principle by the Board at its meeting on 16-17 November, the mandates of two of three standing committees of the Board will change effective after the first Board meeting in 2016. No changes to the size of the committees are envisioned.