Advocacy for increased domestic funding a success in Ukraine

3 Oct 2016
The Government of Ukraine has committed to changes that will significantly improve the quality and coverage of ARV, MDR-TB, Hepatitis C and OST treatments.

Advocacy for increased domestic funding led by CSOs and PRs, and strongly underpinned by the Global Fund’s conditions put to the government of Ukraine, has achieved outstanding results. Communities, empowered by the Global Fund, have been able to partner with the Ministry of Health.


Is ending AIDS by 2030 a realistic goal?, researchers ask

19 Sep 2016

In an article published in The Lancet, a group of researchers questions whether the goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 with current prevention approaches is realistic.


Funding approved for shortened HIV grant to Uganda

16 Aug 2016
Funds will be used to purchase additional ARVs

On 3 August 2016, the Board approved additional funding of $37 million to ensure that all essential services for a shortened HIV grant to Uganda can be provided through to 31 December 2017. The money will come from the $700 million which the Fund has identified as being available for portfolio optimization. The Board was acting on recommendations of the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and the Grant Approvals Committee (GAC).


Special efforts made to maintain HIV Services in Crimea

26 Jan 2016
The Global Fund is working closely with the Ukraine PRs and with local NGOs in Crimea
The Fund is the only international donor operating in the annexed territory

Political changes in the Crimea region which took place from February 2014 – i.e., the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation – have significantly altered The Global Fund programs in the region.  


Le matériel de prévention continue à atteindre les zones dites « non contrôlées » de l’Est de l’Ukraine

7 Jan 2016
La livraison de médicaments antituberculeux est plus problématique
L’Alliance travaille en coopération avec plusieurs organisations partenaires
Travaillant dans des conditions qui ne cessent de se détériorer, l’Alliance pour la Santé Publique (autrefois nommée l’Alliance Internationale HIV/SIDA Ukraine), en coopération avec le Fonds mondial et l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé, est parvenue à livrer l’équivalent d’un an d’approvisionnement de kits de dépistage rapide pour le VIH, les MST et l’hépatite C dans les régions dites « non contrôlées » de la zone de Donbas dans l’Est de l

Prevention materials are still getting through to the “uncontrolled areas” of Eastern Ukraine

16 Dec 2015
Delivery of TB medicines is more problematic
Alliance is working with partner organizations

Operating in difficult and deteriorating conditions, the Alliance for Public Health (formerly the International HIV/AIDS Alliance Ukraine), in cooperation with the Global Fund and the World Health Organization, have managed to deliver a one-year supply of the rapid test kits for HIV, STIs and hepatitis C to the uncontrolled regions of the Donbas area in Eastern Ukraine – i.e. Donetsk and Lugansk.


Réduire le montant du financement d’encouragement afin de trouver des fonds pour combler les déficits dans les pays ayant sollicité une durée de subvention écourtée, selon le CTEP

7 Apr 2015
Compte tenu des déficits observés, le Fonds disposera-t-il des ressources nécessaires pour financer les demandes de qualité non financées ?

Le Comité technique d’examen des propositions (CTEP) a indiqué que le montant des fonds d’encouragement en faveur des composantes ayant soumis leur demande lors de la quatrième période d’examen avait été réduit dans la mesure où le Secrétariat « n’a pas vu d’autre possibilité pour combler les déficits de financement des pays ayant sollicité une durée de subvention écourtée ».


Incentive funding awards reduced to find money to cover gaps in countries with shortened grant durations, TRP says

1 Apr 2015
Because of the gaps, will the Fund have any resources to finance unfunded quality demand?

According to the Technical Review Panel (TRP), incentive funding recommendations for components submitted in Window 4 were reduced because the Secretariat “saw no other option to cover gaps for countries with shortened grant durations”. The gaps refer to the period between the end of the shortened grants and December 2017, after which funding from the next replenishment should become available.


New funding model brings promising change as African countries request millions for key populations

27 Jan 2015

There is mounting evidence that within southern Africa’s generalized HIV epidemic there are under-estimated concentrated epidemics among key affected populations (KAPs) such as sex workers and men who have sex with men (MSM).


Morocco's open campaign against a secret epidemic starts with diagnosis

27 Oct 2014
Finding the estimated 20,000 people who are unknowing carriers of HIV is the key to containing the epidemic

Objectively, Morocco's HIV indicators paint a relatively reassuring picture of a country only grazed lightly by an epidemic that has had ruinous consequences elsewhere in Africa.


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