program split

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Global Fund expresses concern over Benin’s plan to shift funds away from HIV and malaria towards an RSSH funding request

23 Oct 2017
Secretariat decides to leave program split decision open until the RSSH proposal is received
Size of salary incentives linked to grant performance ratings

When it reviewed the funding requests from Benin, the Grant Approvals Committee (GAC) and the Technical Review Panel (TRP) expressed serious concerns about what they perceived as gaps in Benin’s HIV and malaria programs – which, they said, were partly due to the decision of the country coordinating mechanism (CCM) to shift some of its allocation towards an RSSH funding request.

The original allocation for Benin was as follows:

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Uganda CCM and the Global Fund at odds over funding request

27 Apr 2017
Proposed program split and stand-alone RSSH component turned down

On 20 March 2017, the deadline for applications in Window 1 of the current funding cycle, the Uganda country coordinating mechanism (CCM) submitted a funding request containing three components: TB/HIV, malaria and RSSH (resilient and sustainable systems for health). The CCM also submitted a proposed program split for its 2017-2019 allocation.

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EECA allocation letters promote investment in RSSH

31 Jan 2017
Amounts budgeted for RSSH for the 2014-2016 allocation period are compared to the average for countries of similar income levels
We provide additional information on the allocation letters

In the allocation letters to countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA), the Global Fund made a strong push for increasing investments in building resilient and sustainable systems for health (RSSH).

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Les pays ne peuvent pas reporter les fonds non-utilisés dans leur allocation pour la période 2017/2019

19 Dec 2016
Lettres d'attribution prévues pour décembre

Si, à la date de fin de la subvention en cours, un pays possède des fonds non utilisés, il ne peut pas les intégre

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Global Fund releases information on the 2017-2019 allocations

19 Dec 2016

After informing eligible countries of their 2017-2019 allocations (see GFO article in this issue), the Secretariat posted a spreadsheet on its website showing the full list of allocations.

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Countries cannot roll over unused funds to their 2017-2019 allocations

29 Nov 2016
Allocation letters expected to go out in December

If a country has unused funds in an existing grant when the grant reaches its termination date, it cannot carry them forward into the allocations for 2017-2019. “Unused” means undisbursed or uncommitted at the Secretariat level, or cash remaining uncommitted at the implementer level.

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CCM performance appraisals and improvement plans still not being made public

5 Sep 2016

In its latest report, the Grant Approvals Committee (GAC) recommended approval of funding for a TB/HIV grant to Central Africa Republic. The report mentions, among other things, that “GAC partners highlighted the opportunity to put into place an action to strengthen the CCM [country coordinating mechanism].”

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