The Board of the Global Fund embodies the partnership approach to global health. To help end the epidemics of HIV, TB and malaria, the Board incorporates leading stakeholders in an inclusive and effective way. The Global Fund’s guiding philosophy, and the day-to-day work of the Board, embraces shared responsibility and a strong commitment by all involved.

The core functions of the Board include:

  • Strategy development
  • Governance oversight
  • Commitment of financial resources
  • Assessment of organizational performance
  • Risk management
  • Partnership engagement, resource mobilization and advocacy

Members and Constituencies

The Board includes 20 voting members, with equal representation by implementers and donors. Non-governmental organizations; communities affected by HIV, TB and malaria; the private sector; and private foundations are also represented as voting members. In addition, there are eight non-voting members, including the Board Chair and Vice-Chair; representatives of partner organizations including the World Health Organization and World Bank; as well as the Additional Public Donors constituency.

See Members and Constituencies for more information.


The work of the Board operates through three committees:

  • Audit and Finance Committee
  • Ethics and Governance Committee
  • Strategy Committee

A Coordinating Group, led by the Board Chair, serves as a collaborative body to coordinate important business of the Board.

See Committees for more information.

Advisory and Operational Structures

These structures report to the Board: