The TERG applauds the principles and directions of current strategy but identifies several areas requiring improvement

17 Nov 2015
“Strategic Review 2015” released

The Global Fund Strategy 2012-2016 remains as valid now as it was when it was developed in 2011 and its principles and directions should continue to guide the Fund in the coming years. This was a central conclusion of the Strategic Review 2015, carried out by the Technical Evaluation Reference Group. A report on the review was provided to the Board at its meeting on 16-17 November.


Eight key performance targets on track, five below expectation

17 Nov 2015
Fund acknowledges it will likely miss the target on time-to-first-disbursement for approved grants

While eight of the Global Fund’s 13 key performance indicators for which results are available are performing well, the organization is at risk of not meeting the indicators for the other five. This information was contained in a report on KPIs provided to the Board at its meeting on 16-17 November.

There are 16 indicators in all, but the Board paper provided results for only 13 of them.


Board adopts framework for new Strategy

16 Nov 2015
Contains vision and mission statements and four focus areas

The Global Fund has approved the framework for the next strategy. The strategy itself, which will cover the period 2017-2022, will be approved at the first Board meeting in 2016.


Global Fund Board to review progress towards meeting KPI targets at November meeting

2 Nov 2015
The KPIs have been modified several times since they were introduced a decade ago

Detailed assessments of how well the Global Fund has performed against 13 key performance indicators will be presented to the Fund’s Board at its 34th meeting on 16-17 November. The Board will also review the 2016 performance targets for 10 of the indicators, and one additional sub-indicator that measures the efficiency of the Fund’s investment decisions.


More attention should be paid to data collection and use, authors say

31 Oct 2015
“There is a lack of data to guide smart investment decisions”

The Global Fund needs to accord a much higher priority to data collection and use, according to Cathryn Streifel and Todd Summers, authors of a paper on “Data for Decisionmaking and the Global Fund.” The paper, published in October by the Center for Strategic International Studies, was based on a discussion organized by CSIS among a small group of data experts.

Устойчивость, как основа новой стратегии по ВИЧ в Молдове

1 Sep 2015
Переход от поддержки Глобального Фонда занимает видное место в формировании стратегического плана на 2016-2020 гг, находящегося в настоящее время в процессе разработки

При разработке новой национальной стратегии по борьбе с ВИЧ/СПИД, Молдова в равной мере наметила план перехода, основанный на предположении, что с 2018 года со строны Глобального Фонда финансирвания интервенций по превенции, лечению и уходу более не предвидется.

Гражданское сообщество призывает к ответственному переходу на внутреннее финансирование ВИЧ и ТБ в странах ВЕЦА

1 Sep 2015
На совместном заседании разработаны указания на переходный период для представителей всего региона,наиболее пострадавшего от методологии распределения финансов по НМФ

Рабочая встреча,проходившая 21-22 июляв Стамбуле,имела целью разработать более детализированное руководство по вопросам устойчивости программ ВИЧ и ТБ для стран Восточной Европы и Центральной Азии, так как большинство из них готовится к тому, что подразумевает неизбежное дальнейшее снижение поддержки со стороны Глобального Фонда.


Transparency and streamlined accountability: what watchdogs, grant implementers and OIG want

19 Aug 2015
Aidspan hosts regional round table on Global Fund grants management, implementation and results tracking within recipient countries

Both watchdogs and the OIG are having trouble accessing useful and complete country-level data to track and verify grant budgeting, expenditure and results data. There are also significant obstacles keeping implementers from meeting requirements for reporting to national oversight structures. These two conclusions drove two days of strategic discussions at an Aidspan roundtable in early August drawing participants from 10 countries.


Country-led and community-owned? How cultural imperatives at the global level translate on the ground

18 Aug 2015

In my seven years as a technical advisor to the National Department of Health in Papua New Guinea, I watched the evolution of the relationship between the country and the Global Fund.


Civil society urges responsible transition towards domestic funding of HIV and TB in EECA

18 Aug 2015
Joint meeting provided guidance on transition to representatives from across the region hardest-hit by NFM allocation methodology

A workshop hosted on July 21-22 in Istanbul aimed to provide more nuanced guidance to the countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia on sustainability of HIV and TB programs, as most of them are bracing for what they see as an inevitable further reduction in their support from the Global Fund.