Highlighting the extraordinary return on investment from U.S. support for the Global Fund, the brief illustrates how, as an innovative public-private partnership, the Global Fund is challenging the status quo in the way the world fights disease, saving millions of lives, and producing economic, security and humanitarian gains for the U.S. in the process.
As the world’s largest public health financier, the Global Fund undertakes a “replenishment” effort once every three years to secure funding pledges from donors, allowing for forward planning in the fight against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This brief explains the replenishment process, and looks at key messages ahead of the Fifth Replenishment in 2016.
The Global Fund was designed to pursue its mission through a partnership model, relying on local leaders, bilateral organizations, the private sector, technical partners, civil society organizations and advocates of public health, all of whom are essential to continued success. This paper highlights the different roles and responsibilities — as well as the shared goals and priorities — of the Global Fund and its U.S. bilateral partners.
African governments are mobilizing additional resources to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria through a variety of approaches. Friends developed this report to highlight the ways in which Global Fund implementing countries are increasing domestic investments in health.
Faith communities have a long history of leadership in the implementation of health care worldwide and have been integral partners to the Global Fund since it was first established. Friends developed this report not only to recognize the important role faith-based organizations have played, but also to highlight opportunities for continued collaboration.
This Fall 2013 report, compiled through interviews with Global Fund staff, officials at other aid organizations and domestic leaders in the featured countries, is intended to highlight some of the strides that low- and middle-income countries throughout the world are making in their domestic investments in HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria programs. The work reviewed in this set of countries — the Dominican Republic, Indonesia, Namibia, Nicaragua, Sri Lanka and South Africa — cuts across each of the three diseases as well as various regions of the world. Together, they tell a story of progress toward a healthier, more sustainable future.