Global Fund Board approves funding for first set of interventions on UQD register for 2017–2019 identified through portfolio optimization
On 17 August 2018 and on 26 October 2018, the Global Fund Board approved two HIV grants and three TB grants worth $28.1 million. The Board also approved $15.9 million in matching funds requests for six components.
The Global Fund will donate 5.0 million U.S. dollars to finance the procurement of critical health products for Venezuela, which is in the midst of a severe economic and health crisis.
Philippines’ HIV funding request to the Global Fund contains a good mix of prevention and treatment: TRP
The Philippines’ HIV funding request was strategically focused with appropriately targeted investments towards HIV prevention programs for key populations, and access to testing and treatment services. This was the conclusion of the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and the Grant Approvals Committee (GAC) when they reviewed the request.
A private donor has provided $6 million to fund a gender-based violence intervention in South Africa. The intervention had been registered as unfunded quality demand (UQD).
In December 2016, the Global Fund signed an agreement with the donor, who wishes to remain anonymous.
All of the attention lately has been on the allocations for 2017-2019, but funding related to the 2014-2016 allocations continues to be awarded at a steady pace. In December 2016, in a flurry of activity, the Global Fund Board approved funding in five different categories.