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Diagnostic Review of Grants to Peru Praises Government Takeover of Global Fund Programmes

17 Oct 2012
Some weaknesses in grant management identified
Report finds good practices that could assist other countries

The government of Peru has taken up funding for many activities that were initiated with Global Fund support over the past eight years and has achieved considerable success in the fight against the three diseases. This was one of the conclusions of a diagnostic review of Global Fund grants to Peru conducted by the Office of Inspector General.

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New Code of Conduct for Recipients; Call for Nominations for Communities Delegation; New Report on Impact of Funding Shortfall

3 Oct 2012

Global Fund releases new code of conduct for recipients

The Global Fund has introduced a new code of conduct for recipients. The purpose of the new code is to establish the principles and standards of conduct required of all recipients of Global Fund grant funds.

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OIG Releases Report on Diagnostic Review for Peru Grants

18 Sep 2012
The government’s takeover of Global Fund Programmes praised, but some weaknesses in grant management identified
Report identifies good practices that could assist other countries receiving Global Fund support

The government of Peru has taken up funding for many activities that were initiated with Global Fund support over the past eight years and has achieved considerable success in the fight against the three diseases. This was one of the conclusions of a diagnostic review of Global Fund grants to Peru conducted by the Office of Inspector General.

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New Resources Regarding TB

2 Sep 2011

The Stop TB Partnership has launched an email-based Round 11 hotline at GFR11TBHelp@who.int.

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Aidspan Reviews an Academic Study on Performance of Global Fund TB Grants

2 Sep 2011

A new publication from Aidspan reviews a published academic study on the factors influencing the performance of Global Fund-supported tuberculosis (TB) grants. The review was written for Aidspan by Dr David McCoy.

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Board Rejects Request for Phase 2 Funding from Sri Lanka

24 Sep 2010

In August 2010, the Global Fund Board rejected a request for funding for Phase 2 of a Round 6 tuberculosis (TB) grant in Sri Lanka. This is the first time in more than three years that the Global Fund has declined to approve a Phase 2 request. Some Board members opposed the decision.

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Global Fund Launches Its SOGI Strategy

20 Sep 2010

The Global Fund plans to monitor and publicise cases where funding proposals have been, or might be, rejected due to policy environments where human rights violations are impeding the implementation or impact of interventions against AIDS, TB and malaria. This is one of the highlights of the Global Fund's policy and implementation plan on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SO

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Seeking Nominations for Communities Delegation on the Global Fund Board

21 May 2010

The Global Fund Board's delegation of Communities Living with HIV, TB and affected by malaria is looking for people willing to be part of the delegation for a three-year period, from 2011 through 2013.

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Poverty Activist Calls on U.S. Government to Contribute Its Fair Share to the Global Fund

23 Apr 2010

Editor's Note: This article contains extracts from a presentation made by Dr Joanne Carter, Executive Director of RESULTS, when she testified on 11 March 2010 before the Sub-Committee on Africa and Global Health, Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives.

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More Investment in Health Systems Needed, Global Fund Board Chair Says

23 Apr 2010

The progress we have made in the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria has had a significant positive impact on our efforts to build strong health systems and improve maternal and child health. However, we need to invest significantly more in this integrated health system strengthening approach if we are to meet the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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