Global Fund’s Strategy Committee favors retaining GNI per capita as a measure of country income

16 Nov 2017
Committee believes that emergency funding for ineligible countries should be addressed outside the Eligibility Policy
Revised Eligibility Policy will be submitted to the Board in May 2018

The Strategy Committee, which has been discussing possible changes to the Global Fund’s Eligibility Policy, will recommend a revised strategy to the Board at the its


TERG report to Global Fund Board highlights the TERG’s Strategic Review 2017 and prospective country evaluations

15 Nov 2017
New TERG Documents Procedure will mean greater public access to TERG reports

The Technical Evaluation Reference Group, or TERG, submitted its report to the Global Fund Board ahead of its 38th meeting on 14-15 November. The report principally provided updates on the TERG’s Strategic Review 2017 and the launch of prospective country evaluations. In addition, the report mentioned the establishment of a TERG Documents Procedure, which provides a framework for making TERG documents available to the public again.


More information on catalytic investments

17 Apr 2017
Matching Funds, Multi-Country Approaches and Strategic Initiatives described

At its 36th meeting in November 2016, the Global Fund Board approved $800 million for catalytic investments. Gemma Oberth previously reported on this new funding stream here and here.


Concerns raised about the process for designing the KPI framework and setting the targets

17 Jan 2017
After some delays, revised targets are expected to be presented to the Board in March

Since the Global Fund established key performance indicators (KPIs) and targets several years ago, they have been challenging for the Secretariat to generate, update and report on. They have also been challenging for the Board to oversee.


Le processus pour appliquer les ajustements qualitatifs pour les allocations pour 2017 à 2019 sera-t-il vraiment plus transparent?

2 Jun 2016

Lors de sa dernière réunion les 26-27 avril, le Conseil a adopté une méthodologie d'allocation pour 2017-2019 (voir l'article de l’OFM ). Elle ne diffère sensiblement pas de la méthodologie utilisée pour les allocations 2014-2016.


Will the process to apply qualitative adjustments to the allocations for 2017-2019 really be more transparent?

24 May 2016

At its last meeting on 26-27 April, the Board adopted an allocation methodology for 2017-2019 (see GFO article). It does not differ significantly from the methodology used for the 2014-2016 allocations. As before, a disease burden/income level formula will be used to calculate initial allocations for each component.