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As for HIV pandemic, truck drivers at high risk of contracting and transmitting COVID-19 in East Africa

3 Jun 2020
Protecting truck drivers from COVID-19 and HIV requires regional cooperation

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The Global Fund Technical Review Panel praises innovative funding requests and worries about impact of COVID-19

3 Jun 2020
Although the Secretariat and the Technical Review Panel have been responsive, the funding request process turned out to be challenging for the countries

The Technical Review Panel (TRP’s) has just completed its assessment of the funding requests submitted within the first window in March. It is sending notifications to the Secretariat’s country teams and the Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCMs). Due to the disruptions caused by COVID-19, the TRP worked remotely to assess funding requests.

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The Global Fund will help countries procure COVID-19 diagnostics

3 Jun 2020
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Head of Policy, Health Diplomacy and Communication for the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says testing and supplies remain African countries’ top challenges in fighting COVID-19

3 Jun 2020
The Africa CDC’s training built up local testing capability from two to 48 countries within three weeks

4.

La COVID-19 modifie le processus d'élaboration de la stratégie du Fonds mondial

2 Jun 2020
Le Conseil d’administration approuve la consultation virtuelle des circonscriptions

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En pleine pandémie de COVID-19, Peter Sands a souligné l'importance du Fonds mondial

2 Jun 2020
Le directeur général a partagé les défis posés par la crise COVID-19 et la manière dont elle affecte et influencera la réflexion sur la prochaine stratégie.

Conformément à la tradition, Peter Sands a ouvert les débats lors de cette 43e réunion du Conseil du Fonds mondial. Organisée virtuellement avec un ordre du jour allégé, cette réunion a surtout été l'occasion de revenir sur la crise sanitaire mondiale sans précédent à laquelle le monde est actuellement confronté avec la COVID-19, et sur la manière dont le Fonds mondial a réagi pour prévenir les très graves effets attendus.

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Le Fonds mondial poursuit la lutte contre le sida, la tuberculose et le paludisme en pleine pandémie de COVID-19

2 Jun 2020
Personnel et pays doivent s’adapter

Le Secrétariat a présenté au Conseil d’administration un récapitulatif des mesures prises par le Fonds mondial en date du 8 mai 2020 dans trois domaines principaux : la protection du personnel du Secrétariat tandis qu’il continue à travailler, la protection de la mission fondamentale du Fonds mondial de lutter contre le sida, la tuberculose et le paludisme, et la riposte à la pandémie de COVID-19.

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Peter Sands outlines the importance of the Global Fund

16 May 2020
The Executive Director shared the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis and how it affects and will influence the reflection on the next strategy.

In keeping with tradition, Peter Sands opened discussions at this 43rd meeting of the Global Fund Board. Held virtually with a lighter agenda, this meeting was above all an opportunity to look back at the unprecedented global health crisis the world is currently facing and how the Global Fund has responded to prevent the very serious effects anticipated.

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COVID-19 changes the Global Fund strategy development process

15 May 2020
The Board approves virtual consultation of constituencies

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The Global Fund continues to fight AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria amid COVID-19

15 May 2020
Flexibility and adaptation needed from staff and countries

The Secretariat provided the Board with a recap of actions taken by the Global Fund, as of 8 May 2020 in three main areas: protect the Secretariat staff while continuing to work; protect the Global Fund “Core Mission” to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria; and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Information for this article comes from a document prepared for the Board meeting held on 14-15 May 2020.

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