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UNAIDS technical support identifies human rights, gender barriers and strengthens Global Fund grants
Stigma indices and gender assessments have generated critical evidence
Global Fund has achieved generally positive results against its performance targets, report to 41st Board says
Absorptive capacity improved; number of new infections and cases is one area needing improvement
The Global Fund has achieved generally positive results against its key performance indicator (KPI) targets, according to a report on strategic performance prepared for the Board meeting on 15-16 May.
Two grants in the EECA and one in West and Central Africa were valued collectively at $24 million
Among the grants approved by the Global Fund Board on 21 December 2018 (see GFO article) were three multi-country grants. Two of the grants were for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA); the third was for West and Central Africa. (See table.)
Regional 'Platforms' proving vital to Global Fund’s community, rights and gender strategic initiative
Ten months after their re-launch, Platforms are communicating with thousands online and connecting CSOs to much-needed technical assistance
Global Village networking zone hosted by six regional platforms for coordination and communication
The Global Fund’s six regional Community, Rights and Gender (CRG) platforms came together at the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) to host the Global Fund Community Zone in the Global Village.
Below, we provide information on three items that we believe will interest our readers:
TB prevalence in mining areas is 3-7 times that of the general population
Among the grants approved by the Board recently was a multi-country TB grant for the Southern African Regional TB in the Mining Sector (TIMS) Program. In this article, we report on the comments from the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and the Grants Approvals Committee (GAC) on the funding request from which this grant emanated.
India has ambitious goal to end TB by 2025
Among the grants approved by the Board recently were four TB grants and one TB/HIV grant to India. In this article, we report on the comments from the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and the Grants Approvals Committee (GAC) on the funding request from which these grants emanated.
However, the TRP expressed concern about the absence of human rights- and gender-responsive programming
When it reviewed India’s HIV funding request in 2017, the Technical Review Panel (TRP) commended the Government of India for its ambitious plan to fast track the end of the HIV epidemic. At the same time, however, the TRP raised concerns about what it viewed as the request’s failure to include a focus on human rights and gender.