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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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African governments must increase domestic funding for malaria in the face of reduced Global Fund allocations

17 Jan 2017
Eliminating malaria will require additional funding from within affected countries

There has been significant progress towards malaria elimination in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Partners launch framework for action on UHC in Africa

5 Sep 2016
World Bank and Global Fund commit funding

According to news releases from the World Bank and the Global Fund (here and

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Report calls for a fully funded Global Fund and a focus on the leadership of networks of key populations

18 Jul 2016
Report builds on advocacy brief released earlier

To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires not only a fully funded Global Fund, but also an approach that focuses strongly on the leadership of networks of key and vulnerable populations to deliver results.

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Reaction to The Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment target somewhat muted

23 Jan 2016
AIDS Healthcare Foundation has been the loudest voice

Reaction to the size of The Global Fund’s 5th Replenishment target has been somewhat muted so far, despite the fact that at $13 billion, it is $2 billion lower than the target for the last replenishment, and despite the global push to ending the epidemics by 2030 as set out in the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Ending the epidemics is a greater challenge than achieving progress: Dybul

17 Nov 2015
Executive Director challenges the Global Fund to do better

Executive Director Mark Dybul provided the Board with a report that celebrated the Global Fund’s achievements but also challenged the Fund to do better on a number of fronts.

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Civil society calls on the Global Fund to aim higher for the 2017-2019 replenishment

19 Oct 2015
Call is endorsed by 270 CSOs
Australia and Denmark announce plans to scale back on development aid, but France says it will increase its aid budget

The Global Fund Advocates Network – following on from its successful Twitter conversation that called for increased donor and domestic funding to reach the SDGs (see GFO article here) – has sent an open letter to the Global Fund Board and executive director urging the Fund to aim higher than the $15 billion 2014-2016 replenishment

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New regional grant has sights set on malaria elimination in Southern Africa

5 Oct 2015

Elimination 8 (E8) has set the formidable target of full malaria elimination in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland by 2020. Termed the “frontline four”, these countries are nearing elimination of the disease after achieving a 75% decline between 2000 and 2012.

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