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Côte d'Ivoire: HIV, TB Malaria Grants Halted

Political instability has been cited as the reason for the Global Fund's temporary suspension of disbursements to HIV, TB and malaria grants in Côte d'Ivoire. Distribution of life-saving drugs are not affected by the suspension.

Published
24 January 2011
From
All Africa
Global Fund statement on abuse of funds in some countries

Following a recent media report of misuse of Global Fund grants, the Global Fund is issuing the following statement: The Global Fund has zero tolerance for corruption and actively seeks to uncover any evidence of misuse of its funds. It deploys some of the most rigorous procedures to detect fraud and fight corruption of any organization financing development. The vast majority of funds disbu...

Published
24 January 2011
From
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Sweden sits on AIDS aid cash over graft fears

Sweden has told the head of the global fund to fight AIDS that it will not pay its 167 million euro contribution unless more is done to ensure the cash is not siphoned off, a report said Saturday.

Published
23 January 2011
From
Yahoo News/ AFP
Poor countries with IMF loans 'divert aid from public health'

Oxford University-led research finds signs that tough loan conditions imposed by IMF has led to health aid being diverted for other uses.

Published
21 January 2011
From
The Guardian
US government urges WHO to support Medicines Patent Pool

On Tuesday's discussion at the 128th Executive Board on the Draft WHO HIV/AIDS strategy 2011–2015, the United States made a strong intervention in support of the Medicines Patent Pool.

Published
19 January 2011
From
Knowledge Ecology International
WHO over-extended, not performing well enough: chief

The World Health Organization is not performing well enough across the board because it is over-extended and needs to trim the scope of its operations, WHO Director-General Margaret Chan said on Monday.

Published
18 January 2011
From
Reuters
Kenya: Nation Under Probe Over Misuse of HIV Funds

Kenya is under investigation for corruption and fraudulent use of money meant for fighting HIV, malaria and tuberculosis donated by the Global Fund.

Published
18 January 2011
From
AllAfrica
Profiles of House Republicans key to global health funding

A tough political environment for global health funding as fiscal conservatives take the helm in the House Appropriations subcommittee, which will monitor key funding decisions for PEPFAR and the Global Fund.

Published
17 January 2011
From
Science Speaks
Malawi: Fund Rejection Worries Health Campaigners

Health rights activists in Malawi are expressing concern over the recent rejection of the country's proposal for close to six hundred million dollars to the Global Fund to fight HIV, tuberculosis and malaria between 2011 and 2016.

Published
03 January 2011
From
Inter Press Service
International AIDS Society appoints new Executive Director

The International AIDS Society (IAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Bertrand Audoin as its new Executive Director. Audoin is currently General Director of Sidaction, a leading French HIV/AIDS NGO.

Published
23 December 2010
From
International AIDS Society

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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