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EECA civil society joining forces to call for domestic spend on harm reduction

27 Oct 2014
Groups are consolidating their resources to maximize impact as clock winds down on Global Fund support

Civil society groups across Eastern Europe and Central Asia are consolidating resources and presenting a unified front to national governments to call for a greater domestic investment in harm reduction as part of the HIV response.

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Hard choices in Russia as the final HIV grant proposal is submitted

18 Sep 2014
Stakeholders grappling with priorities: services or advocacy?

The concept note delivered on 8 September for Russia's last HIV grant from the Global Fund was a perfect illustration of the conundrum facing a growing number of Eastern European/Central Asian countries: how to do more with less to fight a widening HIV epidemic.

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Ukraine activists seek stability in HIV funding in face of political turmoil

4 Mar 2014
Groups ask Global Fund to accelerate funding commitments to maintain existing programming

Ukraine's HIV community including principal recipients of Global Fund grants have formally requested that grant signing for Phase 2 of a Round 10 HIV grant be expedited to mitigate the potential impact of the current political turmoil roiling the country.

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Russia in transition from recipient to donor of Global Fund grants

6 Feb 2014
Civil society groups look for other resources to fill anticipated vacuum in program support

Russia has announced its pledge to commit $60 million to the Global Fund’s fourth replenishment cycle ahead of the anticipated end in 2014 of all Global Fund grants to the country.

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Global Fund Joins Pledge Guarantee for Health

1 Jun 2013

The Global Fund is participating in an initiative to leverage private sector funding to speed up delivery of, and expand access to, health products such as contraceptives, bed nets and medicines. The initiative is called the “Pledge Guarantee for Health.”

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How Initial Allocations in the Transition Phase Could Be Adjusted

11 Mar 2013

In an email sent to Board members on 7 March, Global Fund Executive Director Mark Dybul explained how indicative allocations for early and interim applicants could be adjusted to account for qualitative factors and other variables.

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New Modular Approach Adopted for Outlining Proposed Programmes

1 Mar 2013
Modules (or “programme areas”) replace the SDAs used under the rounds-based system

In conjunction with the introduction of the new funding model (NFM), the Global Fund is introducing a new, modular approach for describing the programmes for which applicants are requesting funding.

What the Global Fund calls the “taxonomy” of the modular approach is explained in the following diagram taken from a near-final draft of the Concept Note Instructions for Early Applicants.

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Coca-Cola, Global Fund Expand Partnership to Deliver Medicines to Remote Areas

26 Sep 2012

The Coca-Cola Company and the Global Fund are expanding a project which uses Coca-Cola’s distribution systems and business expertise to help government and non-governmental organisations deliver critical medicines to remote parts of Africa, according to a news

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Numbers of Services Provided and People Reached Up Sharply Again in 2011

10 Jan 2012

The Global Fund is continuing to experience solid growth in terms of services provided and the numbers of people reached through programmes supported by the Fund, even as reduced estimates of available resources are forcing the Fund to tighten its belt.

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Global Fund Reports Sharp Drop in ACT Prices in Two AMFm Countries

25 Jul 2011

According to data compiled by the Global Fund, since the introduction of the Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria (AMFm) programme, the average cost of a course of artemisinin combination therapy (ACT) in private pharmacies has dropped by about 90% in parts of Kenya and by about 40% to 90% in Ghana, the first two countries to participate in the programme.

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