14 April 2020
The Global Fund has published new guidance on country dialogue and on human rights for countries responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Global Fund is committed to ensuring that input from those closest to and living with HIV, tuberculosis and malaria are included in every funding request to the Global Fund. Their input is critical to ensuring that programs are effective and designed to help those most impacted.
Inclusive country dialogue and the engagement of civil society, communities, and key and vulnerable populations in the development of funding requests remains a requirement for receiving financing from the Global Fund.
To help ensure that these vital processes continue, the Global Fund has published new guidance on how to host a virtual dialogue that is inclusive and transparent:
The guidance note includes:
Additional information is available in our questions and answers document:
A rights-based and gender-responsive approach will enable countries to best respond to COVID-19, including in the context of the ongoing epidemics of HIV, TB and malaria.
The Global Fund, committed to human rights and gender equality, has published new guidance on human rights in the time of the pandemic:
The guidance note covers: