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Joint Communities and Civil Society Delegations to the Board of the Global Fund Statement on the Outcome of the Global Fund 5th Voluntary Replenishment

The Communities and Civil Society Delegations to the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) applaud world leaders who pledged a total of $12.9 billion on 17th September for the 5th Voluntary Replenishment of the Global Fund. This is $1 billion more than the 4th Voluntary Replenishment held in...

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Private Donors Double Investments to the Global Fund

MONTREAL – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced today that pledges from private donors and innovative financing initiatives reached US$250 million for the coming three years, more than twice as much as in the previous period. The announcement was made at the launch of the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment, hosted by...

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Africa Steps Up Again

COTONOU, BENIN – The government of Benin announced a US$2 million contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, signaling global commitment towards ending epidemics that affect people all over the world. The announcement came on the eve of the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment Conference on 16-17 September in Montreal, Canada, where...

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Financing for Health in Latin America and the Caribbean: Advocacy Strategies for Effective Resource Mobilization

March 23, Panama City By: Jaevion Nelson We had a very productive day discussing issues around resource mobilization, both domestic and external for the response to AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. The meeting sought to identify and develop a strategy around ways in which stakeholders in the region could work collaboratively to facilitate the Caribbean, particularly...

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Developing Countries’ NGOs Heard, at 34th Board Meeting

Geneva, November 2015 The 34th Board Meeting opened on the heels of one of the most horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, France – where over 100 people died. The Board acknowledged the lives lost and impacted by the act of violence. In addition, The Eastern and Central Africa Delegation led the Board in remembering the...

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Human Rights Lawyer Appointed Chair of Implementer Group of The Global Fund Board

October 2015 Kandersteg, Switzerland Allan Maleche, Alternate Board Member of the Delegation, is the newly elected Chairperson of the Implementer Group of The Global Fund Board. The Implementer Group, represents one half of the Implementer-Donor led Board of the global financing mechanism for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Maleche, the alternate board member from the Developing...

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Open Letter to Dr. Jim Yong Kim, World Bank President The World Bank Middle Income classification of countries is damaging people

September 2015 Dear Dr. Kim, The World Bank classification of Middle Income (MI) countries is sending the wrong message to the world. The concept is being misused by development agencies and funding institutions and it gives the false impression that populations living in these countries are middle class societies. It is accurate that, for political...

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President Yoweri Museveni do not sign the HIV Prevention and Control Bill 2010

Your Excellency, As a Board Delegation of health, community, civil-society, and legal organizations, representing NGOs in developing countries at the Global Fund against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, we commend Uganda’s effort and attempt to reduce national rates of HIV infection.   Specifically, we recognise the Parliament of Uganda’s intent to reduce transmission rates, as evidenced...

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