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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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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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International Women’s Day 2020 – I am Generation Equality

On 8 March 2020, we marked International Women’s Day. The theme for this year was “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. The campaign on realizing women’s rights for an equal future demands equal pay, equal sharing of unpaid care and domestic work, an end to sexual harassment and violence against women and girls, healthcare services that respond to women’s needs, and their equal participation in political life and in decision-making in all spheres of life. Women and their needs are under-represented in these aspects. 2020 is distinct, because it marks 25 years since the Beijing Declaration and Platform for…

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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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