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Footsteps issues 18-65

TEARFUND
2006

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Includes issues 18 - 65 of Footsteps, a newsletter with a Christian emphasis that is aimed at all health and development workers. It aims to share practical ideas and enthusiasm on all aspects of development that impact at community level, including health, sustainable agriculture, agro-forestry, literacy, the environment, and project management. Provides book reviews and resource guides

HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria : the status and impact of the three diseases

GLOBAL FUND TO FIGHT AIDS, TUBERCOLOSIS AND MALARIA
2005

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This is a publication produced by the Global Fund in collaboration with the Roll Back Malaria, Stop TB and HIV Departments of the World Health Organization, and UNAIDS. It looks at the human and economic impact of three major infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, and identifies a reciprocal cause-effect relationship between poverty and disease. In resource-constraint countries, this has a devastating impact on the health systems, and on the most vulnerable sections of society, namely women and children. The document calls for sustained commitment and funding on the part of the government, the private sector and NGOs

Addressing HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria : the resource needs of the Global Fund 2005-2007

GLOBAL FUND TO FIGHT AIDS, TUBERCULOSIS AND MALARIA
2005

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This publication has been produced by the Global Fund in collaboration with the World Health Organization, the STB and RBM Partnerships, and UNAIDS. It contains an assessment on the 2005-2007 resource need of the Global Fund. The Fund aims at helping reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria through a public-private foundation. This report provides a comprehensive estimation of the global needs for these three devastating diseases and identifies the Global Fund's share of global need. For the year 2007 the Global Fund total contribution to international resources will reach 27%

Investing in the future : the Global Fund at three years

GLOBAL FUND TO FIGHT AIDS, TUBERCULOSIS AND MALARIA
2005

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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

BEZANSON, Keith A
2005

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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

Global Fund update for NGOs and civil society

INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF AIDS SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS (ICASO)
June 2002

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An update of the work of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, designed to keep NGOs and civil society abreast of Fund's grant-giving trends, issues and statistics. It summarises the results of the first round of funding, and provides information about the second; presents articles on the experiences of NGOs with Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCMs); and provides a report on the contrubtions made to the Global Fund, and the need to increase these

Stop TB news

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Stop TB News is a quarterly publication intended to facilitate the broader sharing of information from the field and country experiences that support the aims of DOTS expansion
Four times a year
Free

UNITAID : together to heal

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UNITAID’s mission is to contribute to scaling up access to treatment for HIV and AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis, primarily for people in low-income countries, by leveraging price reductions for quality diagnostics and medicines and accelerating the pace at which these are made available

EuroTB

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The programme of surveillance of tuberculosis in Europe (EuroTB) started in 1996 to promote the use of epidemiological surveillance in tuberculosis control in Europe, and to standardise tuberculosis control methods. The website is available in English and French. It also contains information about infection rates for different countries and EuroTB newsletters

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