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Issue 305 15 Feb 2017

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1. NEWS

New E. D. to be selected at Board Retreat

2. NEWS

After initially rejecting a plea for assistance from Venezuelan NGOs out of hand, the Global Fund now says it may be able to help

3. ANALYSIS

Global health financing mechanisms: synergy, duplication and distinction

4. NEWS

At least 17 components will be using the transition application during 2017-2019 allocation period

5. NEWS

HIV prevention advocates push Global Fund for more expenditure data

6. NEWS

Board approves additional funding from the 2014-2016 allocations

7. NEWS

Additional information on the funding awards to country applicants

8. NEWS

More information on funding awarded to regional applicants

9. ANNOUNCEMENT

New publication makes the case for continued U.S. investment in the Global Fund

10. ERRATUM

Amounts invested in targeted prevention activities for AGYW in two countries

Issue 304 1 Feb 2017

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1. NEWS

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

2. ANNOUNCEMENT

“New” editor for GFO

3. ANALYSIS

Global Fund steps up investments in women and girls

4. NEWS

Number of people receiving ART through programs supported by the Global Fund reaches 10 million

5. NEWS and ANALYSIS

EECA allocation letters promote investment in RSSH

6. NEWS

Significant improvement required in grant management in high-risk countries: OIG

7. NEWS

OIG audit of grants to Côte d’Ivoire shows mixed results

8. NEWS

OIG audit finds that treasury management at the Global Fund is generally in good shape

9. NEWS and ANALYSIS

Implementation of integrity due diligence remains fragmented: OIG

10. ANNOUNCEMENT

Resources for applicants posted on Global Fund website

Issue 303 18 Jan 2017

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1. NEWS

Allocation letters shed further light on catalytic investment priorities

2. NEWS and ANALYSIS

Concerns raised about the process for designing the KPI framework and setting the targets

3. NEWS and ANALYSIS

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

4. ANALYSIS

US election of Donald Trump raises questions for global health

5. NEWS

More global attention for tuberculosis, including increased funding to find missing patients

6. NEWS

The UK’s Department for International Development has conducted a 2016 Multilateral Development Review on the aid it gives globally, including the assistance it gives to the Global Fund

7. ANALYSIS

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

8. NEWS

Application approaches for 25 countries

9. NEWS and ANALYSIS

Transition planning is a road towards programmatic sustainability, says Curatio International Foundation

10. NEWS

The Global Fund’s I Speak Out Now! campaign encourages the reporting of fraud and corruption easily through online reporting

11. NEWS

An Office of the Inspector General investigation report on the awarding of contracts to the Mutambara Foundation in Zimbabwe reveals fraudulent activity

12. NEWS

The OIG’s report on Malawi identifies deficiencies in programs implemented for the three diseases

Issue 302 19 Dec 2016

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1. NEWS

Global Fund releases information on the 2017-2019 allocations

2. NEWS

Countries receive allocation letters

3. NEWS

The Global Fund launches its Prioritized Action Plan in efforts to enhance its risk management and project performance efforts

4. NEWS

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

5. NEWS

Deficiencies in national supply chains hinder Global Fund grants operations

6. NEWS

Parameters for the qualitative adjustments for 2017-2019 allocations

7. NEWS

ICASO and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance have conducted six case studies of regional concept note development

8. NEWS and ANALYSIS

A comparative study of opioid substitution therapy protocols will contribute to the sustainability of harm reduction in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region

9. NEWS and ANALYSIS

Low absorptive capacity of Global Fund grants and its implications for programming in countries

10. COMMENTARY

Significant impacts exist as a result of Global Fund withdrawal from programs and service delivery in Bosnia and Herzegovina

11. NEWS and ANALYSIS

An Equitable Access Initiative report presents alternatives to the use of income level classification in decisions on eligibility and resource prioritization

12. NEWS

A message from the Board Chair of Aidspan, Dr James Deutsch

Issue 301 30 Nov 2016

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1. NEWS

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

2. NEWS

Board approves $15 million for continuation of strategic investments in community, rights and gender over 2017-2019

3. NEWS and ANALYSIS

EECA constituency: transition may threaten key populations in the region

4. NEWS

The ED of the Global Fund reports on how the Fund intends to increase programmatic quality and efficiency

5. NEWS

Progress made on implementing AMAs, though 17 remain long overdue

6. NEWS

Prospective country evaluations planned for eight countries

7. NEWS

OIG seeks to address newly emerging themes which are cause for concern this year

8. NEWS and ANALYSIS

Outstanding recoverable balance related to OIG audits and investigations drops to $22.6 million

9. NEWS

Description of qualitative adjustment process for 2017-2019 allocations

Issue 300 18 Nov 2016

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1. NEWS

Main decisions made at Board meeting

2. NEWS

$10.3 billion is available for the 2017-2019 allocations to countries

3. NEWS

Executive Director of Global Fund highlights efforts to increase impact in the fight against TB and MDR-TB

4. NEWS

KPI results for 2014-2016 show mostly strong results

5. NEWS

Catalytic investments: $800 million for matching funds, multi-country approaches, and strategic initiatives

6. NEWS

Operating budget and workplan for 2017 approved

7. NEWS

Process launched for recruitment of next E.D.

8. NEWS

New criteria adopted for the review of funding requests by the TRP

9. NEWS

OIG highlights successes and challenges in meeting its operational objectives in 2016

10. NEWS

Africa constituencies identify strategic issues for the 36th Global Fund Board meeting

All Back Issues

February, 2017
OFM Issue 36 22 Feb 2017
GFO Issue 305 15 Feb 2017
GFO Issue 304 1 Feb 2017
January, 2017
OFM Issue 35 27 Jan 2017
GFO Issue 303 18 Jan 2017
December, 2016
OFM Edition 34 22 Dec 2016
GFO Issue 302 19 Dec 2016
OFM Issue 33 1 Dec 2016
November, 2016
GFO Issue 301 30 Nov 2016
GFO Issue 300 18 Nov 2016
OFM Edition 32 10 Nov 2016
GFO Issue 299 2 Nov 2016
October, 2016
GFO Issue 298 19 Oct 2016
OFM Edition 31 12 Oct 2016
GFO Issue 297 5 Oct 2016
September, 2016
GFO Issue 296 21 Sep 2016
OFM Edition 30 16 Sep 2016
GFO Issue 295 7 Sep 2016
August, 2016
GFO Issue 294 17 Aug 2016
OFM Edition 29 10 Aug 2016

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