Global Fund Board approves additional funding worth $57.9 million through portfolio optimization, for grants in five countries

29 Apr 2020
More funding for Algeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, and Uzbekistan for HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis

The Global Fund Board has approved $57.9 million to finance interventions listed on the Register of Unfunded Quality Demand (UQD) for existing grants in five countries: Algeria (HIV), Ethiopia (TB), Ghana (malaria), Nigeria (TB), and Uzbekistan (TB) grants. The additional funding comes from the reallocation of unutilized funds from other existing Global Fund grants to other countries, termed ‘portfolio optimization’.  


Global Fund’s new HIV and TB multicountry grants in Eastern Europe and Central Asia begin implementation

26 Feb 2019
Applicants express concern over newly competitive application process

The Global Fund Board has recently approved several multicountry grants, whose aim is to address priorities “deemed critical to fulfil the aims of the Global Fund 2017-2022 strategy,” and to address needs that are not being fulfilled by national (single country) allocations.


OIG investigation reveals deficiencies in Global Fund processes for procurement of HIV rapid test kits in eight countries

3 Sep 2018
Country teams have already taken corrective action

A proactive investigation undertaken by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has identified some deficiencies in the Global Fund’s processes for procuring HIV rapid diagnostic test (RDT) kits. A report on the investigation was released on 31 May 2018.


Transition planning is a road towards programmatic sustainability, says Curatio International Foundation

17 Jan 2017
The lessons and findings of the transition preparedness assessment tool’s roll out

In 2015, the Global Fund commissioned the development of the Transition Preparedness Assessment (TPA) Framework. The tool assesses the readiness of various countries to carry out the transition of their HIV, TB and malaria programs from the Global Fund’s support to domestic funding. “The road to sustainability: transition preparedness assessment framework” has been developed by the Curatio International Foundation (CIF).