Developing Country NGO Delegation at the 39th Board Meeting  

18 May 2018 Key decisions taken at the 39th Board Meeting of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, held on 9 and 10 May in Skopje, Macedonia included decisions around the eligibility policy, the evolution of the country coordinating mechanisms and a new decision on non-eligible countries in crisis.This statement highlights some of the key decisions passed that are...

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Hristijan Jankuloski Opens 39th Global Fund Board Meeting with Lighting of Candle of Rememberance

Hristijan Jankuloski, Delegation Member and Macedonia native, led the customary candle-lighting ceremony during the opening ceremony of the 39th Board Meeting. In his presentation, Hristijan reflected on the lives lost to the three diseases and the work that must be done to amplify the voices of those affected by and playing their part in the response. The full text of this presentation...

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Delegation Announces Appointment of Lesley Odendal, Bids Farewell to Jomain McKenzie

SKOPJE (May 8) – The Developing Country NGO Constituency Announces the appointment of Ms. Lesley Odendal, Communications Focal Point. Lesley Odendal of Cape Town, South Africa, is the new Communications Focal Point (CFP) of the Developing Country NGO Delegation to the Global Fund Board. Lesley fills the vacancy left by Jomain McKenzie. Jomain leaves the Global Fund family to join the communications...

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Civil Society calls for Meaningful Involvement of Francophone Countries in HIV Response

BORDEAUX –More than one thousand activists, doctors, institutional players and other HIV/AIDS francophone stakeholders gathered in Bordeaux, France, from 4 to 7 April at the International Francophone Conference on HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis (AFRAVIH), including Morgane Ahmar, DCNGO Delegation Member from Morocco. The AFRAVIH conference gives visibility to the fight against HIV in the francophone world. One of the main issues highlighted by...

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Global Fund Joins Movement to Halve Malaria by 2023

Originally published by The Global Fund LONDON – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria joined leaders at the Malaria Summit London 2018 to call for reducing malaria by one half across the Commonwealth in the coming five years. Collective action aims to prevent 350 million cases of malaria and save 650,000 lives, predominately children and pregnant women who are...

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