The Republic of Fiji was the recipient of a Global Fund grant to support Fiji’s national tuberculosis plan from 2010 to 2018.
Peter Sands became the Executive Director of the Global Fund in March 2018. He gave his first interview to the Global Fund Observer after the 40th Board Meeting in Geneva, in November 2018. This is the first article of a two-part interview with the ED.
Global Fund’s technical evaluation group will focus on ‘prospective country evaluations’ and thematic reviews in 2019
The Technical Evaluation and Reference Group (TERG) of the Global Fund gave its report to the Board at the pre-Board meeting session held on November 13, 2018, at the new Global Health Campus in Geneva, Switzerland.
In 2016, the Global Fund Board approved the Sustainability, Transition and Co-financing (STC) policy, a policy designed to guide implementing countries’ transition from Global Fund support to their own full funding and implementation of their HIV, TB and malaria programs.
The Global Fund’s approach to supporting sustainability and transition is based on the central premise that planning for sustainability is something that should be taken into account by all countries regardless of where they sit on the development continuum.
Since the approval of the Sustainability, Transition and Co-Financing (STC) Policy in 2016, the Global Fund has begun exploring innovative financing mechanisms as a way of increasing co-financing and program sustainability and, in the process, scaling up HIV, TB and malaria services in low- and middle-income