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GFAN World AIDS Day Tools and Resources

In advance of World AIDS Day on Sunday December 1, here are a number of resources you can use in your advocacy and on social media.  Spotlight on HIV : Highlighting the critical need for increased funding Video & Photo Stories: Erika, Loyce, Serge & ClaraSocial Media : Sample posts for Twitter & FacebookOther Resources : Additional tools for your advocacy Spotlight on HIV: A resource with information on why investing in HIV is critical. Video and Photo Stories: The videos and photo stories below share the voices of our speakers.  Their stories highlight the successes of the Global Fund…

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A Thank You from GFAN Africa

In November, the membership of GFAN Africa set aside a day of action when they said thank you to private sector organizations, Foundations, African Governments and donors; who contributed towards the successful 6th replenishment of the Global Fund which raised $14.028 billion. Expressing gratitude for the strong commitment towards global health, GFAN Africa membership described the contributions as life – saving. They emphasized that the resources for the period 2020 – 2022 will reduce suffering, strengthen health security, and catalyze economic growth. The resources have equipped the Global Fund partnership to cut the mortality rate resulting from HIV, TB and…

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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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