Global Fund partners with Burkina Faso to launch four new health grants

BURKINA FASO – The Government of Burkina Faso, the Global Fund and health partners strengthened their partnership by launching four new grants to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics and strengthen health systems. The new grants, worth a total of EUR 205.1 million (US$243.4m), represent a 60% increase from the previous three-year allocation cycle and will cover the 2021-2023 implementation period. To date, the Global Fund has invested EUR 768 million (US$911.4m) in Burkina Faso to support the country’s efforts to fight the three diseases and strengthen…

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Fondation CHANEL, Global Funds launch US$1.5m fund to advance women’s health

WEST AFRICA – The Global Fund has signed a new agreement with Fondation CHANEL to set up a US$1.5 million civil society-led fund to strengthen women’s and girls’ engagement in developing health policies, including Global Fund-related processes, in western and central Africa. The new partnership entitled Voix EssentiELLES, which will run three years starting in Senegal, Burkina Faso, and Côte d’Ivoire, aims to address these challenges by supporting women’s and girls’ groups and organizations to increase their engagement in shaping public health programs and policies that address their needs. It will serve as…

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