In October 2019, at the sixth Global Fund replenishment conference in Lyon, France, donors pledged over US $14 billion to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for the 2020-2022 funding cycle.
Meaningful engagement of key populations is central to the way the Global Fund works.… Read more
A Briefing for Venezuelan Civil Society
After eliminating malaria in the 1960s, Venezuela was responsible for 53% of cases (519,109) and 80% of deaths (456) from the disease in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017.1 Recent estimates for 2018 show a 1260% increase in the number of malaria cases in Venezuela compared to the year 2000.… Read more
In December 2018, ICASO published a report entitled “No Such Accountability on the Ground: A Rapid Appraisal of Community Engagement in Malawi’s Global Fund Process,” which highlights successes and challenges in Malawi’s Global Fund program for the 2017-2019 funding cycle, with a specific focus on community-led advocacy and monitoring efforts.… Read more
ICASO and APCASO are proud to announce a partnership to provide technical assistance to implementers of Global Fund-supported programs to reduce barriers to HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria services. In March the organizations were jointly awarded an “indefinite quantity contract” to provide services through the Global Fund’s Human Rights Strategic Initiative.
“Although today we are two separate organizations, ICASO and APCASO have shared roots and a long history of partnership to advance the engagement of communities in the global response to HIV,” said Mary Ann Torres, ICASO’s executive director.… Read more