RSSH

5.

Tanzania requests $700 million for HIV, TB and malaria from the Global Fund

14 Jul 2017
Two new civil society PRs will implement new and innovative programs

Tanzania has requested $703.4 million from the Global Fund for its HIV, TB and malaria programs as well as for building resilient and sustainable systems for health (RSSH). The country submitted an integrated TB/HIV funding request as well as a malaria/RSSH request, both on 23 May 2017. The TB/HIV funding request was for $426.3 million, of which $38.4 million was a prioritized above allocation request (PAAR).

8.

TRP review of Global Fund Window 1 funding requests: Human rights and gender, and RSSH

16 May 2017
Non-traditional vulnerable populations overlooked

When people think about key populations in the context of the Global Fund, they tend to think about the ones that are mentioned most often – such as sex workers, transgender people, people who inject drugs, and men who have sex with men.

9.

Update on the implementation of the Global Fund Strategy 2017-2022

4 May 2017
Report describes progress for each strategic objective and sub-objective

A report prepared for the Board meeting on 3-4 May in Kigali, Rwanda, provided an update on the implementation of the objectives and sub-objectives from the Global Fund’s 2017-2022 Strategy. For each sub-objective, the report described the progress achieved to date, as well as key challenges and risks, and future plans.

2.

Zimbabwe’s TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund: “Not much room to manoeuver”

27 Apr 2017
Group of donors express concern about the process for developing the funding request and the outcome; the CCM responds

As GFO reported a few weeks ago, Zimbabwe submitted a TB/HIV funding request for $629 million in Window 1 of the current funding cycle. The $629 million request consisted of $432 million that was within Zimbabwe’s allocation, and $197 million for a prioritized above-allocation request (PAAR).

1.

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.

4.

New modular framework raises the profile of some key populations

27 Feb 2017
Transgender people and prisoners receive greater emphasis than before

In December 2016, the Global Fund published a new Modular Framework Handbook. The modular approach is the Global Fund’s way of organizing programmatic and financial information for each grant, sorting budget lines and performance targets according to set categories.

5.

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).

1.

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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La nouvelle stratégie pour 2017-2022 reflète l'évolution de l'approche du Fonds mondial sur le renforcement des systèmes de santé

10 Jun 2016

Mettre en place des systèmes résilients et pérennes pour la santé, l'un des quatre objectifs stratégiques de la Stratégie du Fonds mondial pour 2017-2022, articule une mise au point nouvelle et ciblée pour renforcer les systèmes de santé.

4.

New Strategy for 2017-2022 reflects The Global Fund’s evolving approach to health systems strengthening

23 May 2016

Building resilient and sustainable systems for health, which is one of the four strategic objectives in The Global Fund’s Strategy for 2017-2022, articulates a new and targeted focus for strengthening health systems. The Board adopted the new Strategy at its meeting in Abidjan on 26-27 April (see GFO article.)

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