CCMs

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Global Fund Secretariat briefs the Board on outcomes of regional consultations on CCMs

16 Nov 2017
Three CCM maturity levels identified: Basic Governance, Program Oversight and Strategic Engagement

Going into the regional consultations on country coordinating mechanisms (CCMs), the Global Fund was proposing to adopt a differentiated approach to the role and structure of CCMs. They said that instead of having one standard model for all countries, as at present, there should be several models based on country size and operational context.

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Consultation on Global Fund CCMs in Addis Ababa features lively discussions

7 Nov 2017
Participants provide feedback on CCM evolution

A consultation workshop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on country coordinating mechanisms (CCMs) provided an opportunity for CCM members from 15 countries to discuss the challenges facing CCMs and to put forward suggestions for addressing the challenges.

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Abidjan consultation focuses on challenges facing Global Fund CCMs

7 Nov 2017
Participants were not comfortable with the proposed concept of differentiated models for CCMs

The consultation in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on the evolution of the country coordination mechanism (CCM) model provided a valuable opportunity for CCM members to share a dialogue among peers and with the Global Fund Secretariat. Participants took advantage of the opportunity to voice their concerns about the challenges they face in ensuring their CCMs function effectively.

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How the Global Fund’s policy on CCM composition helped to boost LGBT participation in decision-making in the EECA

27 Jun 2017
Six case studies documented by the Eurasian Coalition on Male Health

Global Fund policies on the composition of country coordinating mechanisms (CCMs) have resulted in increased participation of LGBT organizations on CCMs in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA). It has also resulted in greater participation of LGBT representatives in the decisions of the CCMs and even of the governments in these countries, including decisions concerning prevention services.

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Three Board donor constituencies call on the Global Fund to review the role of CCMs

31 Jan 2017
CCMs need to be consulted, supported, strengthened and empowered, donors say

The Global Fund should review the scope, purpose and role of its country coordinating mechanisms (CCMs), said three donor constituencies on the Board – Switzerland, Germany and France – in a position paper released recently.

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The Global Fund’s business model: evolution, not revolution

17 Jan 2017
Board paper recommends improvements to the current model
Feedback received from four constituencies

The Global Fund is in the process of reviewing its business model in high-risk countries. It appears likely that the Fund will proceed to strengthen its existing model rather than make any radical changes to that model – changes that might have included establishing a country presence in some form and in at least some countries.

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Board members discuss whether there should be changes to the Global Fund’s current business model in high-risk countries

15 Dec 2016
Should the Secretariat have a presence in countries?

Should the Global Fund Secretariat have an in-country presence? At its last meeting in Montreux, Switzerland on 16-17 November, Board members discussed ways to strengthen its current business model in high-risk countries as well as possible alternatives to the model. No decisions were taken.

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Three ways the Global Fund could do more for TB

28 Oct 2016
The World Health Organization says global TB cases are on the rise

In October 2015, the World Health Organization reported that the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) to halt and reverse TB incidence (MDG 6c) was achieved on a worldwide basis, in each of WHO’s six regions and in 16 of the WHO’s 22 high-burden countries. While this progress is commendable, recent evidence suggests the trend may be reversing.

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For its next funding request, Zimbabwean civil society calling for test-and-treat, PrEP

25 Oct 2016
The country is yet to adopt the latest WHO treatment guidelines

Since entering the New Funding Model (NFM) as an early applicant in 2013, Zimbabwe has been a unique case for Global Fund investments. The country submitted a single HIV concept note in April 2013 (before integrated HIV/TB concept notes were encouraged), was granted $311.2 million, and began implementation in January 2014.

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