Established as a partnership in global health, the Global Fund works closely with a wide diversity of partners –implementing governments, donors, civil society, international development organizations, the private sector and communities living with and affected by the diseases. This partnership model actively supports country-owned approaches that develop and implement effective, evidence-based programs to respond to AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
Announcement - 23 January 2015
Jennifer Goosen Appointed as Head of Donor Relations
News Release - 14 January 2015
Swaziland Aims for Malaria Elimination
Announcement - 12 January 2015
South African HIV Program on Rights of Sex Workers
News Release - 09 January 2015
Zambia and Global Fund Sign $234 Million in New Grants
Announcement - 08 January 2015
Charlie Hebdo Paris Shooting: Global Fund Expresses Condolences
Turning the Tide Against HIV and Tuberculosis: Global Fund Investment Guidance for Eastern Europe and Central Asia
16 January 2015
Global Fund News Flash
15 January 2015
A Disease with No Respect for Borders
23 December 2014
Cote d’Ivoire: Equipping a nation’s people against malaria
The Global Fund was conceived as a lean organization without country presence. Yet at the same time it needed to develop extensive contacts and allies throughout government structures, civil society stakeholders, and private sector partners not only in the country it serves, but also in donor countries.
To bridge this gap, an innovative solution was found. “Friends” organizations exist to raise awareness of the Global Fund among a broad range of stakeholders, promoting a good understanding of the Global Fund mission and mobilizing both political and financial support.
There are in total six regional Friends organizations. Each one is completely independent of the Global Fund and has its own core objectives, activities and governance structure. The Friends organizations receive no financial support from the Global Fund.
Those Friends organizations working in donor countries focus primarily on mobilizing public and political support for the Global Fund, whereas Friends organizations in implementing countries tend to focus their efforts on education about the three diseases, how to access Global Fund financing for countries, and resource mobilization.
For more information on each of the individual Friends organizations, select from the list to the right.
Friends of the Fund Europe
Friends of the Global Fund Japan
Friends of the Global Fight
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