The Future of the Global Fund’s Allocation Methodology 2020 – 2022
Publisher: Women4GlobalFund (W4GF)
This paper serves to provide an update W4GF Advocates on the Global Fund allocation methodology for the 2020-2022 funding cycle. It also seeks to highlight key recommendations from W4GF as the Global Fund continues to refine its allocation methodology.
Blended Finance in the Poorest Countries: The need for a better approach
The need to mobilise private finance is at the heart of international discussions on how to finance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and move the needle from ‘billions’ of dollars in development aid to ‘trillions’ of dollars in investment.
This report aims to provide hard evidence to inform the discussion on the role of blended finance in plugging the SDG financing gap in developing countries.
Financing Global Health 2018: Countries and Programs in Transition
Publisher: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
This 10th edition of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation’s annual Financing Global Health report provides the most up-to-date estimates of development assistance for health, domestic spending on health, health spending on two key infectious diseases – malaria and HIV/AIDS – and future scenarios of health spending. Several transitions in global health financing inform this report: the influence of economic development on the composition of health spending; the emergence of other sources of development assistance funds and initiatives; and the increased availability of disease-specific funding data for the global health community. For funders and policymakers with sights on achieving 2030 global health goals, these estimates are of critical importance. They can be used for identifying funding gaps, evaluating the allocation of scarce resources, and comparing funding across time and countries.
Global Health Spending and Development Assistance for Health
Publisher: Journal of the American Medical Association
In 2015, member states of the United Nations adopted the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which included 17 global goals that targeted economic and social development.1 Goal 3, “to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages,” targets specifically marked progress in universal health coverage; improved access to safe, effective, and affordable medicines; and the end of the HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis epidemics by 2030.
Health Systems Performance in Managing Tuberculosis: Analysis of tuberculosis care cascades among high-burden and non-high burden countries
Publisher: Journal of Global Health
This study aims to analyze different patterns and gaps of care along the care cascade across countries and to develop a model to examine the relationship between performance of tuberculosis programmes in high and low burden countries along the tuberculosis care cascade and tuberculosis disease burden.
Global Summary of Findings of an Assessment of HIV Services Packages for Key Populations in Six Regions
Publisher: APMG Health, Inc. for GFAN
In 2017, the Global Fund contracted APMG Health to conduct assessments of the design, implementation, and monitoring of national HIV service packages for KP in 65 countries, across six regions in which the Global Fund has provided HIV grant funds. This report is a global-level analysis of those assessments.
GFAN GLOBAL STRATEGY MEETING 5–7 MARCH 2019 AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
More than 80 people from around the world attended all or part of the 2019 Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) Global Strategy Meeting, held over three days (5–7 March) in Amsterdam. The main topic of the meeting was resource mobilization for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS,
Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund), with particular emphasis on the 6th replenishment process that had recently been launched and will culminate in a formal pledging conference on 10 October 2019 in Lyon, France.
Beyond Fighting Disease: Effects of Aid from the Global Fund on Governance and Development
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has proven highly effective at fighting the world’s major killers. Strong governance and development institutions, however, are necessary for improving health long-term. While some suggest international aid can strengthen institutions, others worry “dead” aid undermines governance. The Fund is a unique aid institution with mechanisms designed to improve transparency and accountability. We constructed a unique dataset to explore whether Global Fund financing has a significant effect on governance and development.
Billions to Trillions – A Reality Check
The LAM Test: Ensuring Scaled-Up, Expanded TB LAM Testing for People Living With Advanced HIV for Donors
Publisher: Treatment Action Group
Our two briefs, The LAM Test: Ensuring Scaled-Up, Expanded TB LAM Testing for People Living With Advanced HIV for Country Programs and The LAM Test: Ensuring Scaled-Up, Expanded TB LAM Testing for People Living With Advanced HIV for Donors, offer scientific evidence of the benefits of TB LAM testing, share an analysis of PEPFAR and Global Fund grants for the inclusion of TB LAM testing, and outline potential steps that countries and donors can take to make sure national TB programs can easily access this life-saving test.