The COVID-19 Updates and Situation Report brings together news about the Global Fund partnership’s response to the pandemic. We publish a new issue when there are developments. The situation reports and news are brought together here.
In support to the Global Fund’s COVID-19 Response Mechanism (C19RM), WHO and UNICEF have issued a technical information note on leveraging C19RM funds to invest in geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial data with the aim of optimizing national COVID-19 responses and mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, and on health and community systems strengthening.
In May, the African Society for Laboratory Medicine held a webinar with support from the Global Fund to provide overall guidance on the Global Fund’s COVID-19 Response Mechanism (C19RM) to Laboratory Directorates of the continent. The meeting gathered more than 360 participants representing 64 countries.