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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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World TB Day Resources

Please find below a number of resources you can use for World TB Day. Included in the resources are a statement from GFAN Speaker Timur Abdullaev, links to Stop TB Resources, links to resources about COVID-19 and TB, and some social media tools. Please note that given the current Global COVID-19 crisis, the language used below may be changed or adapted if needed. Statement from GFAN Speaker Timur Abdullaev on World TB Day: The world today is grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic that is testing the limits of our global health infrastructure.  As the world comes to grip with this…

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Have You Met Serge?

Serge Douomon Yota is one of 11 Speakers that make up the GFAN Speakers Bureau.  Speakers are advocates who are committed to sharing the message to fund the Global Fund.  We believe that people who have seen the impact of the Global Fund in their lives are the most impactful spokespeople for the Global Fund. Each month we will be showcasing a different speaker and their work.  To see Serge’s bio and photo story visit:  https://www.globalfundadvocatesnetwork.org/campaigns/serge-douomong-yotta/ To better get to know Serge and learn more about the work he does in Cameroon and in his travels, we asked him 5…

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Meet the GFAN Speakers:

In 2020 we will be taking time to learn more about our Speakers.  Each month we plan to feature someone new and learn more about what they do and the impact of their work and advocacy on the Global Fund and the fight to end HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria.  You can find a full list of our Speakers here: https://www.globalfundadvocatesnetwork.org/campaign/gfan-speakers-bureau/ If you are interested in sharing one of our Speaker’s stories or hosting a Speaker for an event – please have a look at our Speakers Bureau Tool Kit – where you will find all the information you need including…

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2 Billion Net Milestone Reached!

Our Friends at RBM Partnership to End Malaria announced on January 16 that 2 billion mosquito nets have been distributed.  According to RBM since 2000 – 7 million lives have been saved and over 1 billion cases of Malaria have been prevented.  This is a remarkable achievement, and a worthy moment to celebrate, but more work needs to be done.  “The global community is taking a moment to recognize this important milestone and partners’ role in achieving it. But the fight isn’t over. If we’re going to end malaria, we need to expand coverage of mosquito nets to reach those…

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GFANtastic Reports Roundup

Please find below a list of reports and other resources that came out in 2019.  If you see any reports missing please do let us know and we will update the list. Please send any suggestions to Tara – Tara (at) icssupport.org.  All of the resources listed below and those from previous years can also be found in our Resources section. A-F Addressing the structural drivers of HIV: A STRIVE synthesis Are monitoring and evaluation systems adequate to report the programmatic coverage of HIV services among key populations in countries? Beyond Fighting Disease: Effects of Aid from the Global Fund on…

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