Town Hall with Peter Sands

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Town Hall with Peter Sands

The call was hosted by GFAN and the CRG Platforms. Discussions on the call included an update on the COVID-19 response, ACT-A, and the Global Fund’s New Strategy Development. **Please excuse the video picture quality. We had a number of problems processing the recording. The sound quality is very good and the conversation is easy to follow.**
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Have You Met Erika?

Erika Castellanos, one of our GFAN Speakers, took some time out of her busy schedule to share with us a bit more about her work with the Global Fund, the trans community, her family and the impact of COVID-19. Thank you Erika for sharing your work and story with us. Over the past year, I have been involved in and working on a number of activities, at different levels and in various formats, related to the Global Fund and beyond the Global Fund in HIV and TB. A part of my work consists of being involved with different decision- and…

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Have you met Mirriam?

This month we took some time to get to know GFAN Speaker Mirriam Banda Chisamba, a midwife from Zambia. We asked her to write down a few words about her work and the importance of the Global Fund. Thank you Mirriam for sharing your story with us. What work or projects have you been doing in the past years that support the work of the Global Fund and fighting HIV/AIDS, TB or Malaria? Being a midwife in a rural community of about 15000 people who seek services at the health facility everyday is just the beautiful part of it that…

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World Malaria Day Resources

Please find below a number of resources you can use for World Malaria Day. Included in the resources are a statement from GFAN Speaker Maurine Murenga, links to RBM Partnership to End Malaria resources, links to resources about COVID-19 and Malaria, and social media tools including sharable images that you adapt. Statement from GFAN Speaker Maurine Murenga on World Malaria Day In my community, malaria remains a persistent threat to the health and well-being of many. Malaria has tested the limits of our health infrastructure time and again and has presented a health challenge to so many, including my own…

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GFAN global meeting

3-5 March 2020 ~ Amsterdam, the Netherlands The 2020 Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) Global Strategy Meeting took place over three days (3–5 March) in Amsterdam. It brought together more than 60 people from around the world, the majority of whom were from the civil society sector and were either members of GFAN as individuals or as representatives of a member organization. The meeting focused primarily on issues associated with resource mobilization for the Global Fund and the role of GFAN in supporting such efforts locally, regionally and globally. If you would like to see the documents shared with meeting participants…

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Take action this World TB Day!

Our friends at Results UK are following up, today on World TB day, on their recent webinars on including people-centred social support interventions in the Global Fund Allocation Cycle 2020-2022. For further background listen to these webinars:https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hTfnktORVMBBzlna2m9VV7Abc-kPkGGx/view https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UAJ2KhnbenkJEFN9EPRTRCgzEatRFdaW/view They are reaching out with a couple of resources that might be useful for contacting CCMs about the national funding requests, including a template letter. The ask is that you participate in this action THIS WEEK and share your action via this tracker. Steps to Supporting this Campaign: Who to contact: Country Coordinating Mechanisms (see below for how). Consultants writing the funding requests. Global Fund programme managers.Technical…

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