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Issue 1007 10 Nov 2021

Contents

1. EDITOR'S NOTE

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

2. NEWS

“Against this grim backdrop, there is still much to be proud of in how the Global Fund partnership has responded to the crisis” says Peter Sands

3. NEWS

Approval of the Global Fund Strategy Narrative

4. NEWS

Global Fund Board adopted a new global disease split

5. NEWS

Recommended Updates to Risk Appetite

6. NEWS

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

7. NEWS

Global Fund Office of the Inspector General Operational Progress Report –the reality is brought home

8. NEWS

Global Fund Secretariat updates the Board on the development of the M&E Framework

9. NEWS

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

10. NEWS

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

Issue 1006 3 Nov 2021

Contents

1. EDITOR'S NOTE

Editor’s Note: the pre-Board edit, and announcing a campaign for Plain English

2. ANALYSIS

Multi-country grants face multiple challenges but there seems to be a consensus in what they should address

3. NEWS

Strategic Initiatives align with Global Fund Strategic Objectives but only cover some of the challenges affecting the achievement of the Fund’s goals

4. NEWS

TERG recommends the continuation of multi-country grants and strategic initiatives, albeit with improvements

5. COMMENTARY

Update on Health Finance: The future is more uncertain than ever

6. ANALYSIS

Health Financing should top the Global Fund Board Agenda

7. ANALYSIS

How will the Global Fund move from one-off support to sustainable health system strengthening?

8. NEWS

Proposed Global Disease Split causes much controversy

9. COMMENTARY

Will the change in the Global Fund Disease Split reduce TB deaths?

Issue 405 13 Oct 2021

Contents

1. EDITOR'S NOTE

Editor’s Notes

2. OF INTEREST

The Global Fund’s 46th Board meeting to meet virtually for the fourth time since the onset of COVID-19: Is the time adequate enough for the level of debate required?

3. OF INTEREST

Mobilizing scarce resources for health ― the Global Fund rolls up its sleeves

4. COMMENTARY

More ideas for the COVID-19 Commission of Inquiry

5. COMMENTARY

The stark reality of the failure of COVAX and its implications for Africa

6. ANALYSIS

The COVID-19 Response Mechanism implementers in Nigeria grapple with procurement related challenges in 2020

7. COMMENTARY

Mobilizing Parliamentarians to help garner support for increasing Domestic Financing of Health

8. NEWS

History in the making as the World Health Organization recommends a vaccine for children at risk of malaria

9. OF INTEREST

UNAIDS Board approves 2022–2023 budget and a five-year results and accountability framework

Issue 404 29 Sep 2021

Contents

1. EDITOR'S NOTE

Editor’s Notes

2. NEWS

The Global Fund’s 17th Committee meetings on Audit and Finance, Ethics and Governance, and Strategy, to meet virtually over a three-day period

3. NEWS

Stakeholders’ views on the zero draft of the Global Fund Strategy Narrative

4. NEWS

44 million lives saved in total, says the Global Fund Results Report 2021

5. COMMENTARY

Lessons learned from the C19RM process in Francophone Africa

6. INTERVIEW

Increasing finance for health could be the Global Fund’s biggest challenge

7. COMMENTARY

What C19RM reveals about our impact on health systems

8. NEWS

Stakeholders in Uganda identify areas for BACKUP Health technical support

Issue 403 9 Sep 2021

Contents

1. EDITOR'S NOTE

Editor’s Notes

2. OF INTEREST

First look: the new Global Fund Strategy Narrative

3. OPINION

The Global Fund Strategy’s evolving objective of Pandemic Preparedness and Response

4. ANALYSIS

Innovative technical support to countries’ Global Fund COVID-19 mitigation proposals provides directions for future assistance

5. ANALYSIS

Procurement challenges hampered the implementation of COVID-19 Response Mechanism grants

6. NEWS

OIG Report on its investigation into misappropriation of DSA payments from Global Fund Grants in Namibia

7. INTERVIEW

GIZ BACKUP Health strengthens its focus on health systems and evolves to meet the demand

8. FROM THE FIELD

Four questions to Dr. Mukendi, member of the COVID-19 Response Secretariat in the Democratic Republic of Congo

9. NEWS

Global Fund Results Report Reveals COVID-19 Devastating Impact on HIV, TB and Malaria Programs

Issue 402 26 Aug 2021

Contents

1. EDITORIAL

Editor’s Notes

2. ANALYSIS

Community-based, rights and gender interventions fail to feature strongly in Global Fund COVID-19 mitigation proposals

3. ANALYSIS

Global Fund’s COVID-19 Response Mechanism grants to Ethiopia yield challenges and lessons

4. FEATURE

The time is ripe for an Africa commission of inquiry to investigate the COVID-19 response

5. OPINION

Former Global Fund Board members urge the strong placement of pandemic preparedness and response in the new Strategy

6. INTERVIEW

Hoping for a bright future despite COVID-19 and reduced funding opportunities

7. NEWS and ANALYSIS

Office of the Inspector General’s report on its investigation into fraudulent activity in a Global Fund Grant in Malawi

8. OF INTEREST

Global Fund partners call for urgent action to address paediatric HIV services

All Back Issues

November, 2021
OFM Édition spéciale Conseil d’administration novembre 2021 15 Nov 2021
GFO Board Special Edition of 11 November 2021 10 Nov 2021
OFM EDITION SPECIALE 1008 8 Nov 2021
GFO Special Edition of 03 November 2021 3 Nov 2021
October, 2021
OFM Edition 118 22 Oct 2021
GFO Issue 405 13 Oct 2021
OFM Edition 117 8 Oct 2021
September, 2021
GFO Issue 404 29 Sep 2021
OFM Edition 116 18 Sep 2021
GFO Issue 403 9 Sep 2021
OFM Edition 115 3 Sep 2021
August, 2021
GFO Issue 402 26 Aug 2021
OFM Edition 114 13 Aug 2021
July, 2021
OFM EDITION 113 27 Jul 2021
GFO Issue 401 22 Jul 2021
GFO Issue 400 21 Jul 2021
June, 2021
GFO Issue 399 30 Jun 2021
OFM Edition 112 18 Jun 2021
GFO Issue 398 9 Jun 2021
May, 2021
GFO Issue 397 26 May 2021

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