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Issue 343 3 Oct 2018

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1. NEWS

Global Fund will 'donate' $5 million to Venezuela to provide treatment for HIV

2. NEWS

U.N. General Assembly’s high-level meeting on TB called on leaders to reaffirm commitment to end tuberculosis by 2030

3. NEWS

First OIG audit of Niger’s Global Fund grants applauds progress and calls for improvements

4. NEWS

OIG audit of Global Fund grants to Myanmar reveals gaps in service delivery and supply chain management despite good results in other areas

5. ANALYSIS

Countries need better data for accurate forecasting of funding gaps in Global Fund grants

6. FEATURE

Tanzania National Coordinating Mechanism aspires to become best-practice model for Global Fund's CCM evolution initiative

7. OF INTEREST

Gates Foundation’s ‘Goalkeepers Report’ tracks progress towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals

8. EDITOR'S NOTE

OIG explains why Sri Lanka appears twice in country list for audit report on Global Fund Transition Management processes

Issue 342 19 Sep 2018

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1. NEWS

Results for the Global Fund partnership in 2017 reveal large increases in lives saved and people treated for HIV, TB and malaria

2. NEWS

Global Fund’s transition management processes are mostly effective, OIG audit finds

3. FEATURE

Regional 'Platforms' proving vital to Global Fund’s community, rights and gender strategic initiative

4. FEATURE

Russia may struggle to sustain results achieved in its last Global Fund HIV grant

5. NEWS

OIG audit: Integration of HIV and TB treatment into Viet Nam’s national health insurance scheme presents challenges and risks

6. ANALYSIS AND COMMENTARY

Global Fund’s revised eligibility policy could allow Romania to become eligible for HIV allocation

7. REPLENISHMENT

India to host Global Fund preparatory meeting for Replenishment

Issue 341 5 Sep 2018

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1. NEWS

Global Fund makes changes to its methodology for measuring impact and results

2. NEWS

OIG releases reports on investigations into Global Fund grants in Papua New Guinea, Nigeria and Eswatini

3. ANALYSIS

The Global Fund explores innovative finance instruments to help unlock financial flows from private and public sources

4. NEWS

OIG investigation reveals deficiencies in Global Fund processes for procurement of HIV rapid test kits in eight countries

5. ANALYSIS

Kenya successfully procures health commodities without using Global Fund’s pooled procurement

6. RESOURCES

Missed AIDS 2018? GFO curates some of the best overviews, opinions, and resources

Issue 340 22 Aug 2018

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1. NEWS and ANALYSIS

Advocates' network report underscores critical need for Global Fund to ‘get back on track’ to end epidemics

2. REPLENISHMENT

France will host the conference for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment

3. NEWS

Global health leaders discuss ‘ending’ AIDS in context of universal health coverage

4. ANALYSIS

The Global Fund explores the use of impact bonds and social success notes

5. COMMENTARY

International AIDS Economics Network meeting in Amsterdam focuses on sustainability of global response to HIV

6. ANALYSIS

Domestic financial contributions to HIV, tuberculosis and malaria responses remain low

7. NEWS

Global Fund grant to Ukraine finds treatment success for multidrug-resistant TB with two-pronged approach

8. ANNOUNCEMENT

Aidspan's Board: a new member, a new Chair, and a farewell

Issue 339 1 Aug 2018

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1. OVERVIEW

International AIDS Conference 2018 reframes the HIV response for the long term

2. NEWS and ANALYSIS

Peter Sands calls for increases in funding from implementing countries and for health’s share of ODA

3. FEATURE

Global Fund Networking Zone at AIDS 2018 shines a spotlight on community engagement

4. COMMENTARY

The ‘Risky Middle’: HIV spending, economics and perceptions

5. OPINION

Sensitivity training for health workers is crucial for reaching adolescents and key populations

6. FROM THE FIELD

Global Fund multi-country program in East Africa spearheads trip to China to learn about harm reduction technologies

7. ANALYSIS

The Global Fund opens consultations on innovative finance mechanisms

8. PRESS RELEASE

New report by Kaiser and UNAIDS shows 2017 spike in global funding for HIV

Issue 338 4 Jul 2018

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1. NEWS

Global Fund reports steady progress in recovering outstanding amounts owing

2. NEWS

Global Fund Board approves an additional $234 million in country grants

3. NEWS

OIG investigation in Zambia uncovers theft of health products from national medical stores between 2014 and 2016

4. REPORT

Secretariat releases report on slow uptake of Global Fund’s human rights complaints mechanism

5. NEWS

Secretariat provides update on the Global Fund’s Governance Action Plan

6. NEWS and ANALYSIS

TRP identifies lessons learned from Window 4 funding requests

7. NEWS

African organization of ‘supreme audit institutions’ and OIG collaborate to improve grant performance and oversight

8. REPORT

Countries could improve data use to inform more effective grant implementation, Aidspan study finds

9. NEWS

Global Fund launches first photo contest targeting implementing partners

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