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Crafting with GFAN!

During the Replenishment conference we received many complements on the fabric baskets that we had in our booth. We were so pleased that everyone liked the results of our team-building activity! These baskets are very simple to make and good project for a novice sewist. If you want to learn how to make your own basket – the directions are below! Materials you will need: 4 pieces of Fabric cut in 13″ x 15″ rectangles (to make a smaller or bigger basket adjust the size, just make sure all 4 pieces are cut to the same size)4 pieces of iron…

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GFAN in Lyon at the Global Fund 6th Replenishment

GFAN Pre-Meeting Members of civil society and communities gathered together on the morning of October 8 for a discussion, updates, and a Q&A with Global Fund Executive Director, Peter Sands. The meeting was hosted by GFAN and its Regional Partners from Africa and Asia-Pacific. Participants had an opportunity to gather as well as to look at last-minute messaging and preparations for the conference. We would like to give a special thank you to the Global Fund for providing this space for advocates and communities to meet. Demonstration in the Streets of Lyon French Advocates invited GFAN members to join a…

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Merci France!!

The GFAN Family would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to France for for both their 20% increased pledge to the Global Fund and for acting as host for the 6th Replenishment Conference. We also note the commitment of Bill Gates and Emmanuel Macron to raise the missing 100 million euros by December 1, World AIDS Day, to ensure that we reach the minimum target of $US14 billion, as set by the Global Fund and France. In order to get back on track to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDG) to end AIDS, TB, and malaria by 2030, every…

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GFAN Africa – Day of Action for African Governments

On 19 September 2019 GFAN Africa, in collaboration with WACI Health, organized a day of advocacy dubbed Day of Action for African Governments. Members of the Network delivered letters to Presidents of African Countries, asking them to contribute to the 6th Replenishment of the Global Fund as well as allocating additional domestic resources for health in their respective countries.  The 6th Replenishment Conference will take place on 9 October 2019 in Lyon, France and seeks to raise a minimum of US$14 billion to be able to #getbackontrack to defeat HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria worldwide. The 6th Replenishment funds will help save 16 million lives,…

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GFAN Africa – Domestic Resources for Health Key to Achieving Sustainable Health Financing in Africa

In New York on 22 September 2019, WACI Health, Rwanda NGOs Forum, IMRO, GFAN Africa, and the Global Fund organized an engaging panel discussion themed: ‘Domestic Resource Mobilization and sustainable Health Financing in Africa’ which was held on the side lines of the High Level Meeting on Universal Healthcare Coverage (UHC). This side event joined in the worldwide discussions around achieving sustainable financing for UHC in Africa through increased domestic resources for health. According to the 2019 Investment Case for the Global Fund, a successful 6th Replenishment of the Global Fund will spur US $46 billion in domestic resources from implementing countries…

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GFAN AP – Because when the fight is hardest… #HeroesGiveMore

Global Fund Advocates Network Asia-Pacific (GFAN AP) launched the #HeroesGiveMore campaign in August 2019 – the last push from communities and civil society in Asia-Pacific towards the public, private sector, and private foundations donors of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) for increased pledges for the Sixth Replenishment of the Global Fund. The campaign was launched at an event co-organized by GFAN AP, APCASO and Asia Pacific Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (APN+) and hosted by the Embassy of Canada under the auspices of Ambassador H.E. Donica Pottie in Bangkok, Thailand on 15th of August 2019 just…

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