Global Fund


What is a valid CCM?

10 Jan 2003

The Global Fund is in a precarious financial plight. Of the $7.9 billion that the Fund needs to receive during 2003 plus 2004, only $1 billion has been pledged.



10 Jan 2003

Following are brief excerpts from contributions to the first three Postings of the GFO Discussion Forum. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of GFO or Aidspan.


KwaZulu Natal - the Saga Continues

10 Jan 2003

No resolution has yet been reached regarding the Global Fund's disputed grant to KwaZulu Natal (KZN), one of South Africa's nine provinces. The grant, for $72 million over 5 years, was approved in Round One, eight months ago.


Welcome to the First Issue

23 Dec 2002

Welcome to the Global Fund Observer Newsletter. Over 1,000 people signed up for the Newsletter within 24 hours of its being announced on December 18, with many more since. One third of the Newsletter subscribers have also signed up to participate in the GFO Discussion Forum.


Documents on the Global Fund

23 Dec 2002

Over the past eighteen months, Aidspan has written a number of papers about the Global Fund, and has collected all the others it could find. A full list of those that are believed to be in the public domain is provided below. Some of these are not available anywhere else on the Web. Each can be read at or downloaded from the Aidspan web site, at


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