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Global Fund Partnership Call

Please join The Community, Rights and Gender Department of the Global Fund for a Partnership Call on Tuesday 15 December 15:00 – 16:30 CET. Confirm your participation to rene.bangert@theglobalfund.org Promoting and protecting human rights and gender equality has been approved as a Strategic Objective within the Global Fund Strategy Framework 2017-2022. While human rights was in the […]

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Global Fund Press Release: Global Fund Board Approves New Strategic Framework

Global Fund Press Release GENEVA – The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria approved a new framework for its 2017-2022 strategy to maximize impact, strengthen systems for health, promote and protect human rights and gender equality, and mobilize additional resources. At a two-day Board meeting, partners agreed to prioritize efforts that […]

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Global Fund Publishes Piece On Confronting the Challenge: Women and Girls in Global Health

The Global Fund has published a short piece, Women and Girls, to highlight a growing challenge in global health. Gender inequalities, sexual violence and discrimination fuel a devastating and disproportionate number of new HIV infections in women and adolescent girls, and increase their overall health risks. The evidence is stark: In the hardest-hit countries, girls account for […]

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Every Word Counts: TB Language Guide launched in Bangkok in support of the Global Plan Paradigm Shift

On November 3rd 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand – The Stop TB Partnership launched ‘United to End TB: Every Word Counts’ – the first language guide for partners and stakeholders working in Tuberculosis (TB). The 1st edition of the evolving TB language guide can be downloaded here. “Just as the HIV community avoid using terms such as ‘AIDS control ’ or ‘AIDS suspects’, […]

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Global Fund Partnership Call: Key developments at the Global Fund: Wednesday, 11 November, 15:00-16:30 CET

The Global Fund Community, Rights and Gender Department is organising a Partnership Call to update civil society on  key developments  at the Global Fund. We invite Women4GlobalFund advocates to join this discussion on Wednesday, 11 November, 15:00-16:30 CET. The agenda will include updates on: The Global Fund Strategy development process and discussions around the allocation approach; Overall […]

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Calling W4GF Advocates: Join a Global Discussion on HIV, Health and Development

UNDP invites civil society to participate in a wide-ranging consultation on the UNDP’ s HIV and Health Strategy 2016 – 2021. UNDP’s HIV, Health and Development group is developing a strategy that will guide the organization’s work on HIV and health for the coming six years. The proposed Strategy focuses on the social, structural and economic […]

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Nominations: Developed Country NGO Delegation to the Global Fund Board

Calling Women4GF advocates based in Developed Countries!! The Developed Country NGO Delegation to the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria http://globalfund-developedngo.org/ is soliciting nominations for three delegation members. Download (as PDF) the official call for nomination with all required details for nominations. Term of Service: January 2016-2018 Application deadline: 15 December 2015 For this round […]

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Reducing the Impact of HIV and Other Infectious Diseases on Women and Girls

Author: Shannon Kowalski Posted on the IWHC website, October 20, 2015 The world has made much progress in curbing three infectious, but preventable, diseases: HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria. But not enough. Women and girls remain among the most affected and most vulnerable. This is especially true in eastern and southern Africa, where women over the […]

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Final Global Fund E-Forum report: Developing the Global Fund Strategy 2017-2021

As an integral part of this extensive consultation process, the e-Forum engage all sectors of society, in an inclusive and participatory way, to collectively shape the future work of the Global Fund. As summarised in this report, participant contributions will help define the organisation’s strategic framework to most effectively fight the three diseases. The report outlines […]

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Calling W4GF Advocates: Apply to be part of the Communities Delegation 2016 through 2018

Deadline: Monday 9th November 2015 at 12:00hrs GMT The Communities Living with HIV and affected by TB and malaria Delegation (Communities Delegation) is looking for suitable candidates to join the Communities Delegation, to ensure that the issues and voices of Communities living with HIV, and affected by TB and malaria are heard and represented on the Global Fund Board. The Communities Delegation is made up of individuals living […]

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