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Issue 288 25 May 2016

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1. NEWS and ANALYSIS

Strategic focus on rights and gender in new Strategy seen as vital for scaling up coverage of key and vulnerable populations

2. COMMENTARY

Will the process to apply qualitative adjustments to the allocations for 2017-2019 really be more transparent?

3. NEWS

West and Central Africa lagging behind in the response to HIV: MSF

4. NEWS and ANALYSIS

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

5. NEWS and ANALYSIS

In Georgia, the new National Platform for Drug Policy will promote dialogue as well as advocacy

6. NEWS

New WHO recommendations for MDR-TB will lower the cost of treatment and improve outcomes

7. ANNOUNCEMENT

Call for nominations: Community, Rights, and Gender Advisory Group

8. ANNOUNCEMENT

Developed Country NGO delegation is seeking applications for communications focal point position

Issue 287 11 May 2016

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1. NEWS

OIG audit identifies major deficiencies in the implementation of grants to Nigeria

2. NEWS

OIG investigation reveals fraudulent activities by an SR in Nigeria

3. COMMENTARY

If we want to end HIV, TB, and malaria, we need to do more to reduce human rights barriers

4. NEWS

Canada increases its pledge by 20% and will host The Global Fund’s fifth replenishment conference

5. NEWS

Community, rights and gender issues have a higher profile, but challenges remain in demonstrating impact

6. ANALYSIS

Stakeholders in Russian Federation grapple with how to do more with less

7. NEWS

New Strategy calls for increased resources and a broadening of the donor base

8. NEWS

Board approves funding to extend the duration of two shortened grants in DRC and Mozambique

Issue 286 28 Apr 2016

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1. NEWS

Main decisions made at Board meeting

2. NEWS

Board approves allocations methodology for 2017-2019

3. NEWS

Board adopts new Strategy for 2017-2022: “Investing to End Epidemics”

4. NEWS

New Strategy has a dual focus on high burden/low income countries and vulnerable populations

5. NEWS

The Global Fund shows slow but steady progress in organizational maturity: OIG

6. NEWS and ANALYSIS

Global Fund wrestles with concerns about grant performance and risks in the Nigeria portfolio

7. NEWS

Revised eligibility policy adopted

8. NEWS

Board approves new policy on sustainability, transition, and co-financing

9. NEWS

Policy on working in challenging operating environments adopted

10. NEWS

On KPIs, four 2015 performance targets were missed

Issue 285 20 Apr 2016

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1. NEWS

National forum of sex workers in the Russian Federation builds empowerment and creates a path towards sustainability

1. НОВОСТИ

Национальный форум секс-работников в Российской Федерации планирует расширение полномочий и создает пути к устойчивому развитию

2. ANALYSIS

“You just find things happening in a cloud over your head”

3. NEWS

The Global Fund scores well in the 2016 Aid Transparency Index

4. NEWS

In Côte d’Ivoire, two million TB drugs financed by The Global Fund sold in street markets: OIG

5. NEWS

OIG releases reports on three investigations

6. NEWS

Additional information on March funding approvals

7. NEWS

New TB/HIV funding for South Africa to be implemented by eight PRs

8. NEWS

The Global Fund submits position paper to U.N. special session on the world drug problem

Issue 284 6 Apr 2016

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1. NEWS

The Global Fund has been backing away from efforts to promote generic competition

2. NEWS

In Uganda, a bill regulating NGOs threatens programs targeting key populations

3. NEWS

Recommendations for transitioning countries made available

4. NEWS

Process for planning the 2017-2022 Strategy has been significantly enhanced, OIG finds

5. NEWS

Processes related to the implementation of the 2012-2016 Strategy are ineffective: OIG

6. NEWS

OIG identifies significant issues with monitoring The Global Fund’s current strategy

7. NEWS

Kenya takes steps to reduce the risk of treatment disruptions

8. NEWS

An update on The Global Fund’s six special initiatives

9. NEWS

Board approves another $630 million in country and regional grants

Issue 283 23 Mar 2016

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1. NEWS

EC’s pledge of € 470 million represents a strong start to The Global Fund’s replenishment campaign

2. NEWS and ANALYSIS

Activists respond quickly to decision by Sweden to cut its 2016 contribution to The Global Fund

3. COMMENTARY

Make CCM performance appraisals and improvement plans public

4. NEWS

A community-led initiative in a Burkina Faso TB grant produces results

5. NEWS

Only a small number of country concept notes remain to be processed

6. NEWS

СКК Кыргызстана будет вероятно интегрирован в правительственный координационный совет по общественному здравоохранению

6. NEWS

Kyrgyzstan CCM will likely be integrated into the government’s coordination council for public health

7. NEWS

OIG says that the Secretariat’s operational and financial controls are generally effective

All Back Issues

May, 2016
GFO Issue 288 25 May 2016
OFM 26 20 May 2016
GFO Issue 287 11 May 2016
April, 2016
GFO Issue 286 28 Apr 2016
GFO Issue 285 20 Apr 2016
OFM Edition 25 18 Apr 2016
GFO Issue 284 6 Apr 2016
March, 2016
GFO Issue 283 23 Mar 2016
OFM Edition 24 16 Mar 2016
GFO Issue 282 8 Mar 2016
February, 2016
GFO Issue 281 24 Feb 2016
OFM Edition 23 17 Feb 2016
GFO Issue 280 10 Feb 2016
January, 2016
GFO Issue 279 27 Jan 2016
OFM Edition 22 19 Jan 2016
GFO Issue 278 13 Jan 2016
December, 2015
GFO Issue 277 17 Dec 2015
OFM Edition 21 8 Dec 2015
November, 2015
GFO Issue 276 24 Nov 2015
OFM Edition 20 23 Nov 2015

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