Month: May 2018

France to Host Global Fund Replenishment Conference in 2019

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria expressed tremendous appreciation for President Emmanuel Macron’s decision to host the next Global Fund replenishment conference in France in 2019. The conference aims to raise new funds and mobilize partners toward ending AIDS, TB and malaria by 2030 in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals. Held once every three years, the conference convenes leaders from governments, civil society, the private sector and communities affected by the three most devastating infectious diseases. “As one of the founding partners of the Global Fund, France is demonstrating great leadership and sustained commitment in...

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Global Fund approves New Policy for Non-Eligible Countries in Crisis

The 39th Global Fund Board Meeting taking place in Skopje, Macedonia, approved a new policy that enables the funding mechanism to provide support to non-eligible countries in crisis. As stated in the communiques from the Communities Delegation, the Developed NGOs Delegation, the Developing NGOs Delegation, and the Latin America and the Carribean, states that this new decision could “result in concrete investment to help alleviate the HIV, TB, and malaria crisis in Venezuela, among other countries”. As early as 2016, a number of calls and statements have been released by a number of NGOs calling The Global Fund to take action to...

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