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Other news relating to the Global Fund partnership

10 Jul 2019
UK pledges £1.4 billion for Replenishment, UNAIDS and Global Fund sign strategic framework, Global Fund’s monthly Replenishment Update, WHO Academy established

UK pledges £1.4 billion ($1.8 billion) to Global Fund for 2020-2022

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Heads of global AIDS, TB and malaria agencies reinforce call to ‘get back on track’ for Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment

9 Jul 2019
Falling short of $14-billion target risks the world going backwards in progress against the three diseases

With fewer than 100 days left before the Global Fund's Replenishment Conference on October 10, we are off track from our global goal to end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. A resurgence of these epidemics will cost lives, undermine development, and threaten global health security.

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HIV outbreak in Pakistan draws attention to major failures in healthcare system

25 Jun 2019
More than 600 people, mostly children, infected through unsafe medical practices

An outbreak of HIV among children in Pakistan that began in April, in the province of Sindh, has caused outrage in the country and attracted worldwide media attention. So far more than 600 people, more than 80% of whom are children, have been infected with HIV most likely due to unsafe use of syringes, intravenous drips and unsafe blood transfusions.

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Global Fund donation reaches Venezuela amid worsening humanitarian crisis

11 Jun 2019
New report says medicines have arrived, but not been distributed

 

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

2 Oct 2018
The bulk of the funds will be paid into the PAHO Strategic Fund to purchase ARVs
The money will come from funds designated for portfolio optimization

The Global Fund will donate 5.0 million U.S. dollars to finance the procurement of critical health products for Venezuela, which is in the midst of a severe economic and health crisis.

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

2 Oct 2018
The bulk of the funds will be paid into the PAHO Strategic Fund to purchase ARVs
The money will come from funds designated for portfolio optimization

The Global Fund will donate 5.0 million U.S. dollars to finance the procurement of critical health products for Venezuela, which is in the midst of a severe economic and health crisis.

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

31 Jul 2018
Apparent ‘boost’ due to shift in timing of U.S. disbursements, study finds

Donor government disbursements to combat HIV in low- and middle-income countries increased 16 percent from US$7 billion in 2016 to US$8.1 billion in 2017 – though the higher total stems largely from the timing of U.S.

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

30 Jul 2018
Government officials and Global Fund implementers from Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda traveled to China to learn about local innovations in methadone maintenance therapy

As part of an official delegation spearheaded by Kenya-based KANCO and co-sponsored by UNAIDS, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, twenty-two representatives of East African governments

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“A Quarter for Prevention”: Study finds Global Fund investments in HIV prevention in Africa fall short

27 Jun 2017
Across 15 countries, just 15% of grant programs from the 2014-2016 funding cycle went towards HIV prevention

A new discussion paper released by ICASO and EANNASO suggests that the Global Fund might not be investing enough money in HIV prevention in Africa to meet its targets.

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Communities report reduced support from the Global Fund and other donors

30 May 2017
Growing economy does not mean growing domestic support for communities

“There is a painful awareness among communities in countries whose economies are growing that donors are pulling out and abandoning them… This [transitioning] process is driven by the criteria donors have laid out for eligibility, and demonstrated by the actual level of disbursements going to some countries. But communities know that growing economies do not equal growing domestic support for communities in the HIV response.”

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