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Investing in the future : the Global Fund at three years


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The purpose of the Global Fund is to finance programs designed to reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria through a system of performance-based grants. This document assesses the first three years of activity. It points out that Global Fund financing has reached tens millions of people through a wide range of prevention programmes. It has contributed to the scaling up of ARV treatment, providing access to the drugs for 130,000 people. Significant results have also been obtained in the fight against tuberculosis, while distribution of insecticide-treated mosquito nets has been disappointing. The report provides detailed information, particularly useful for health and development organizations willing to apply for grants

Replenishing the Global Fund : an indipendent assessment


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This document is an attempt to make a case for the Global Fund, and support the Voluntary Replenishment Mechanism for the Fund, in the face of increasing fiscal constraints and competing demands. It explains the purpose and unique aims of the Fund, and spells out its main achievements to date. A further section compares different strategies and replenishment models on which donors may decide to negotiate

TB education and training resources

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC) Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE)

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This website includes a searchable database of over 1000 education and training resouces in TB that can be used by TB and other health care professionals, patients, and the general public. The database includes material from the DTBE, the National Model TB Centres and numerous other national and international organisations. The website can also be used to submit TB materials for inclusion in the database, find out how to order TB materials, locate funding opportunities, get information about TB organizations, find out about upcoming events, sign up for TB-related listservs and digests, and to locate TB-related web links. The site is maintained by the National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) who can be contacted for advice and information, and to order materials


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