GFO Issue 349
Three multi-country initiatives were among grants approved by the Global Fund Board
David GarmaiseArticle Type:
Article Number: 7
Two grants in the EECA and one in West and Central Africa were valued collectively at $24 million
ABSTRACT Among the grants approved by the Global Fund Board on 21 December 2018 were two multi-country grants in Eastern Europe and Central Asia and one in West and Central Africa. An EECA TB grant was designed to improve early drug-resistant TB case detection and treatment outcomes. Another grant will support a network of supranational TB reference laboratories in the WCA. The third grant targets HIV-related key populations in the EECA.