Current GFO Articles

The Global Fund has made progress in the implementation of its market shaping strategy, although challenges remain

During the 17th Strategy Committee (SC) Meeting held in October 2021, the Global Fund Secretariat updated the SC and the Audit and Finance Committee on supply operations and market shaping. Supply operations focus on improving the systems, structures, and processes for planning and executing the...

16 Dec 2021

Smart Syringe Vending Machines: Research Capabilities and Implications for Research Data Collection for harm reduction in Georgia

This article is based on a paper published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs on smart syringe vending machines (SSVMs). While it was not possible to provide a hyperlink to all articles used as the basis for this paper, they are listed in ‘Further reading’ at the end of the article...

16 Dec 2021

Peer education - from mutual support and solidarity to professionalization and formal recognition

In this article, originally published in the OFM on 1 December to mark World AIDS Day, we reflect on the foundations of peer education and hear from various peers talking about their roles, motivations, the challenges they face, and their aspirations. Aidspan is infinitely grateful to them for...

16 Dec 2021

Stakeholders in Tanzania identify areas for BACKUP Health technical support

Tanzania is among the six countries that receive support in the area of health systems strengthening through the BACKUP Health initiative. BACKUP Health is commissioned by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic...

16 Dec 2021

French donor L’Initiative publishes its annual calls for funding proposals, to close on 24 January 2022

Every year, the Initiative, a French technical assistance scheme, publishes its calls for funding proposals, of which there are three thematic areas. The closing date is 24 January 2022 at 12:00 Paris Time. In order to apply, applicants must request an access link to the ‘Cloud’, through which...

16 Dec 2021