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Speakers Bureau Launch at SDG Summit

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New voices and new opportunities to promote the life-saving work of the Global Fund

After years of discussions, the new Sustainable Development Goals will be adopted in a matter of days. This renewal of global commitments has invigorated debates and offered an opportunity to evaluate how far we’ve come. Thanks in part to the investments channelled by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, progress has been made for MDGs 4 (reduce child mortality), 5 (improve maternal health) and 6 (combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases). The Global Fund, along with other pooled finance mechanisms, is seen as one of the great successes of the MDGs because of its impact on health…

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GFAN Call: Update on the Equitable Access Initiative

GFAN hosted a call on 2 July 2015 to update advocates on the Equitable Access Initiative, a “think body” launched in February 2015 with multiple co-convening partners including the Global Fund. The main role of the EAI is to look at the World Bank country classification system that is currently based on Gross National Income and think about what might or could replace it in the context of classifying countries by health indicators. For all documents and the most-up-to date details on the EAI, please visit the Global Fund’s dedicated webpage. Currently, the challenge is to create the scope of…

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GFAN Meeting on the 5th Replenishment Strategy

GFAN Meeting – 5th Replenishment Strategy Leeuwenhorst, the Netherlands May 20-21, 2015 In May, the GFAN Secretariat brought together a small group of GFAN members including the GFAN Steering Committee and representatives from the Global Fund Secretariat and Gates Foundation for a two-day meeting to discuss key policies and issues and campaigning for the Global Fund replenishment resource mobilization strategy. The aim was to begin to identify mechanisms, tools and resources needed to mobilize, communicate and coordinate among the GFAN community and that would help us move forward with a plan. As Joanne Carter, GFAN’s Steering Committee chair, said in…

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Launch of Call for Nominations for Global Fund Partnership Forum 3 for Latin America and the Caribbean and Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Invitation from the Global Fund Strategy Development and Partnership Forum Coordination Team Read below in English, Spanish and Russian This call is for nominations from local, regional and international civil society and community organisations and networks only. The 2015 Partnership Forum provides a unique opportunity for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria to reach out to a wide range of stakeholders for consultation and inputs as it develops its 2017 – 2021 Strategy. The theme of the 2015 Partnership Forum is “Shaping our future: Collaborating for a Healthier World”. The Buenos Aires Partnership Forum, the third in…

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GFAN Asia Pacific: Vacancy Announcement for Regional Coordinator (reposting)

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS 21ST JUNE 2015 Job Summary The Global Fund Advocates Network Asia-Pacific is a partner of the Global Fund Advocates Network and aims to facilitate more consolidated advocacy efforts by communities and civil society in the Asia-Pacific region towards sufficient investments in health, and especially in HIV, TB and malaria, through the mobilisation of resources for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; as well as increased domestic financing for the three diseases in countries of the Asia-Pacific region. The Regional Coordinator will receive his/her mandate from the GFAN AP Steering Committee. S/he will receive guidance…

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