Current GFO Articles

Global Fund Board adopted a new global disease split

Always a hot topic, this Board meeting had to discuss and decide on the global disease split as the Strategy Committee’s (SC) earlier discussions on 5 and 6 October did not lead to any recommendation. As readers will know, we reported on the divisiveness this proposed change has already caused...

11 Nov 2021

Editor’s Notes and Global Fund 46th Board Decision Points

Hot off the press, this special edition of the Global Fund Observer brings you all the latest from the Board meetings held on 8, 9 and 10 November and which concluded late this afternoon.


This was another Board meeting that was held virtually due to COVID-19...

10 Nov 2021

Global Fund Board paves the way for the transition to a new independent evaluation function that replaces the TERG

At its 46th meeting held virtually on 8-10 November 2021, the Global Fund Board has approved the creation of the Independent Evaluation Panel (IEP), which is one of the structures in the new independent evaluation function. This new evaluation function will replace the Technical Evaluation...

10 Nov 2021

Update on Global Fund Resource Mobilization and the Seventh Replenishment Action Plan

Despite the challenging and competitive environment during 2020-2021, the Global Fund has been able to demonstrate its continued relevance. However, there has been increasing pressure on Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Development Assistance for Health budgets and significant domestic...

10 Nov 2021

An update on the Global Fund's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is protecting its core mission of ending AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria

During a pre-Board virtual session held on 3 November 2021, the Secretariat updated the Global Fund Board on the organization's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the delivery of its core mission of ending AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria (HTM), as of 20 October 2021. The update covered...

10 Nov 2021