The Equitable Access Initiative (EAI) was launched in early 2015 by the heads of multilateral organizations engaged in global health: GAVI, the Global Fund, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNITAID, the World Bank and WHO. The purpose was to consider alternatives to GNI as a framework to assess countries’ need for external financial support for health. Currently, the convening organizations use GNI in different ways to determine key policies, including eligibility and co-financing policies.
A high level panel was established with co-chairs Pascal Lamy, former head of the World Trade Organisation, and Donald Kaberuka, former head of the African Development Bank. At the first EAI Expert Panel Meeting in February 2015, Panel members and the nine convening organisations were in agreement that the World Bank’s GNI per capita country classification system, designed for World Bank lending decisions, was being used far more broadly in hea...
Civil society involvement – in advocacy, in governance, and in the design, delivery and monitoring of programs – is critical to the effort to save lives and respond to AIDS, TB and malaria. Since 2014, the Global Fund has been working directly with community-based organizations and representatives of people living with the diseases and of key populations to ensure timely and effective engagement. These eight case studies demonstrate how expanded dialogue and increased participation has led to more focused and responsive programming – and more impact on the diseases.
Publisher: The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
The Global Fund’s e-forum for the 2017-2021 Strategybegan on 20 April and ran over a 12-week period, through mid-July. It was moderated simultaneously in four languages, English, French, Russian and Spanish. All stakeholders were invited to discuss eight high-level strategic thematic areas of the Global Fund, including several cross-cutting issues, which are as follows:
Priorities and future strategic direction of the three diseases;
Human Rights and Key Populations;
Sustainability and Transition;
Funding Model feedback;
Challenging Operating Environments;
Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health; and
Community Systems Strengthening.
The new 2017-2021 Strategy, “Investing to End Epidemics,” is being developed in close cooperation with Global Fund partners and a wide range of stakeholders. The 2...
The Global Fund’s Partnership Forum is a core component of the broad, participatory partnership that is essential for effective investment in global health. The Partnership Forum gives all partners a special venue for contributing critical input, suggestions and views about the development of the Global Fund strategy that guides the Global Fund’s mission to make a sustainable difference in the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.
The theme of the Global Fund Partnership Forum in 2015 is “Shaping Our Future: Collaborating for a Healthier World.” The Partnership Forum is taking place across three multi-stakeholder meetings held in Africa, Asia and South America. The main objective of all three meetings is to gain substantive guidance and input for the development of the next Global Fund Strategy through the participation of a broad range of stakeholders. This report provides key highlights and input from the third meetin...
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 Bangkok Partnership Forum, the second in this series of consultations, will bring together 130 participants from countries in the Middle East and North Africa*, West and South Asia, East Asia and the Pacific. Participation at the Partnership Forum is by invitation only, and stakeholders are invited to put forward nominations.
The Partnership Forum will include key Global Fund stakeholders — including civil society and community representatives, representatives of implementers and in-country stakeholders, representatives of stakeholders with ...