Global Fund Announces US$14 Billion Target to Step Up the Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria Ahead of Lyon conference in October 2019.
Sixth Replenishment Investment Case
Authors: Global Fund
Number of pages: 15
Publication date: January 2019
Languages: English | Français
The Global Fund today announced its fundraising target for the next three-year cycle, outlining how a minimum of US$14 billion will help save 16 million lives, cut the mortality rate from HIV, TB and malaria in half, and build stronger health systems by 2023. The summary of the Sixth Replenishment Investment Case describes what can be achieved by a fully funded Global Fund, the new threats facing global health progress today, and the risks if we don’t step up the fight now.
The replenishment target comes at a crucial moment. The global community committed through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end the epidemics of HIV, TB, and Malaria by 2030. But after years of remarkable progress in the fight against HIV, TB and malaria, new threats such as shortfalls in funding and increasing insecticide and drug resistance have slowed progress and enabled the diseases to gain ground.
The Full Global Fund Sixth Replenishment Investment Case will be presented and discussed by global health leaders at the Preparatory Meeting of the Global Fund Sixth Replenishment, hosted by the government of India in New Delhi on 8 February 2019.
Authors: WHO, RBM Partnership to End Malaria
Number of pages: 8
Publication date: November 2018
WHO reference number: WHO/CDS/GMP/MME/2018.25
New data from the World malaria report 2018 shows that progress in the global malaria response has levelled off and, in some countries, the disease is on the rise. To get the response back on track, the WHO Director-General has called for an aggressive new approach that will jumpstart progress against malaria. “High burden to high impact” is a country-led approach that will be supported by WHO, the RBM Partnership to End Malaria and other partners.
The attainment of the targets of the WHO Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016–2030 – or the failure to do so – will define whether the high impact approach succeeds in achieving its most pressing goal: getting the response back on track, and then making further gains to ensure that the 2030 goals are met.
The World Health Organization and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership to end Malaria have catalyzed a new country-led approach to accelerate reductions in malaria cases and deaths globally.
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Mekong Malaria response
The most recent MME Epidemiology Summary is now available online. In this volume, epidemiological data are summarized for Greater Mekong Subregion countries in Q3 of 2018.
This volume is the third installment of the series of epidemiology summaries.
Malaria CSO, GMS | Activities and the reports :
National Malaria CSO Consultation, Lao PDR
The consultation was held at the Lao Front for National Construction in Vientiane, Laos on 6th November 2018. With the main objective of the consultation was to share and discuss the successes, best practices, challenges, lessons learned and recommendations to further improve the effectiveness and outcomes of the implementation of the Regional Artemisinin Initiative towards Elimination (RAI2E) in Lao PDR.
The visit to RAI2E implementing in Salavan province, Lao PDR was met on 7-10 November 2018. The meeting with CSOs, public health officers, village malaria workers, mobile malaria workers and community people were organized and the meeting was held during the visit. The activity enabled RAI RSC CSO representatives and other CSOs to interact with and learn from each other, allowing them to view and share practical experience of best practices, challenges and success in malaria response.
Regional CSO Consultation, Lao PDR
The consultation was held on 12th November 2018 in Vientiane Plaza hotel in Vientiane, Lao PDR. Platform representatives from the countries provided an update of RAI implementations and discussed the issues, and challenges. The key recommendation to RAI RSC CSO representatives, Louis Da Gama and Frank Smithuis. CSO recommendation to the RAI RSC — “We want to see prevention, diagnosis and treatment services to the community as close as possible, adequately resourced and community friendly including vulnerable populations (e.g. Mobile and migrant population and, Ethnic community) regardless their legal status and origin”.
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