Author: Women4GF

GNP+ Teleconference: Communities Delegates Speak Out: Thursday, January 18th 2018

Register Here to join civil society representatives from the UNAIDS PCB, Global Fund and Unitaid who will provide updates on challenges and achievements over the past year and their future directions for 2018. Date: Thursday, January 18th 2018  Time: New York 10:00/ San Francisco 7:00/ Amsterdam 16:00/ Nairobi 18:00/ Bangkok 22:00 GNP+ invites you for a report back by civil society advocates and representatives who are on the frontline of global advocacy working to shape progressive bilateral and multilateral HIV programmes and policies in spite of limited resources and shifting ideological and political agendas. Speakers will highlight key events, deliberations and decisions made during the most recent UNAIDS PCB, Global Fund and Unitaid Board meetings. They will also discuss critical funding trends as well as efforts that are underway to advance PEPFAR’s country operational plans and policies that will impact the future health, safety and wellbeing of all people living with HIV globally. Lastly, speakers will give us a preview of what to expect from the UNAIDS, Global Fund and Unitaid Boards in 2018 so that we can prepare for the anticipated challenges and opportunities that lay ahead. Speakers Include: Rico Gustav, International Civil Society Support, Board Member Communities Delegation of the Global Fund Faith Nakigudde, Wentz Medical Center/Renewal Healthcare Network Alternate Board Member, Communities Delegation to Unitaid Aditia Taslim Lim (Rumah Cemara, Indonesia), UNAIDS PCB NGO Delegate (Asia-Pacific) Maurine Murenga, Lean...

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Stop TB Partnership launches Challenge Facility for Civil Society Round 8

According to the 2017 WHO Global Tuberculosis Report TB prevalence is higher amongst men than women and the same is true for the 15–24 year age group. Given this fact it is essential that we continue to develop a solid understanding of the gender-related challenges that drive Tuberculosis to improve and expand effective programmes that enable supportive diagnosis and treatment – expanding safe environment to reduce barriers to TB services _______________ On 4 December 2017 the Stop TB Partnership, with the support of USAID and the Global Fund launched the call for proposals for Round 8 of the Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS). CFSC Round 8 is to contribute to expanding access to quality TB prevention and care services to community- and hard-to-reach settings. Applicant organisations must consider activities that fit under one or both of the following categories: Boosting demand and access to TB services Improving the quality of TB service delivery CFCS Round 8 will award grants of up to US$ 40,000 to civil society, community-based and non-governmental organisations working at a national and sub-national level.  Eligibility Registered civil society, community-based and non-governmental organisations working at national or sub-national levels in the countries listed below are eligible. Collaboration with civil society and community regional and global networks is encouraged. CFCS Round 8 Eligible Countries Bangladesh, Cambodia, DR Congo,  India,  Indonesia,  Kenya,  Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, Tanzania and Ukraine. Deadline for submitting applications is Friday, 12 January 2018 (18:00 hrs Geneva...

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HER Voice Fund

The HER Voice Fund is jointly managed and administered by SHRH Africa Trust (SAT) and Eastern Africa National Networks of AIDS Service Organisations (EANNASO). 13 priority countries can access this funding including: Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. HER Voice is the result of various consultations with women organisations and women’s funds citing challenges faced, particularly by young women, while engaging in relevant policy and program design processes that directly affect their lives. Through the Community Rights and Gender (CRG) Strategic Initiative, the Global Fund has invested USD500,000 in HER Voice to support...

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EANNASO/SAT mapping on organisations working with/for/lead by AGYW – Please review!

As noted in a W4GF webinar Eastern Africa National Networks of AIDS Service Organisations (EANNASO) and SRHR Africa Trust (SAT) are mapping out organisations of adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in the 13 priority countries – Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Cameroon. This mapping is to ensure all partners are identified and have equal opportunity to access the HER Voice fund.  EANNASO and SAT are engaging with Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCMs), technical partners such as UN agencies; civil society and community organisation/networks and governments to conduct the mapping. Please follow this link here and add any additional (formal and informal) organisations working with/for/lead by: AGYW organisations/groups young women youth organisations. Please share this to support EANNASO and SAT in conducting this mapping of organisations working with/lead by AGYW in respective...

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