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Grant Management Solutions Procurement and Supply Management Tools and Templates

GMS Procurement and Supply Management tools and templates support Principal Recipients (PRs) in their management of medications and health supplies. The tools assist PRs to ensure proper forecasting, procurement, stock management, and distribution within Global Fund grants.

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Grant Management Solutions Governance Tools and Templates

These tools and templates were developed by GMS staff and consultants in working with the Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCMs) and their secretariats around the world. They are meant to support the strategic and operational work of CCMs in their governance and oversight responsibilities.

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Grant Management Solutions Operational and Financial Management Tools and Templates

These tools were developed in collaboration with GMS clients—Principal Recipients (PRs) and Subrecipients (SRs)—and GMS technical managers and consultants. They are meant to provide support in strengthening management of administration, budget and finance, and contracting within and between the PRs and SRs.

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Grant Management Solutions Success Stories

In the course of almost 10 years of operation, GMS progressively refined its approach to organizing and implementing short-term technical supported, and has consequently identified the ingredients or best practices it considers to be essential to producing high-quality short-term technical support for grants from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund). [more…]

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Immunization Costing Action Network (ICAN) Country Research and Policy

ICAN aims to build country capacity in the generation and use of cost evidence for sustainable and predictable financing for immunization. ICAN’s four member countries – India, Indonesia, Tanzania, and Vietnam – generated evidence to address the challenges at the top of their health and immunization financing agendas. The research summary for each country includes [more…]

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Saúde Para Todos: Collection of Technical Briefs from Health for All in Angola

The USAID-funded project Saúde Para Todos (Health For All, or HFA) supported the Angolan government’s efforts to increase quality health service delivery across the country. Led by Population Services International (PSI), the project delivered a package of health interventions to bring malaria, HIV/AIDS, family planning services, and reproductive health care to select municipalities and provinces [more…]

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Providing clinical guidance on interpretation of drug resistance testing using LPA based on the GLI guide (FLD and SLDs)

Drug susceptibility testing should be offered to all TB-infected people to ensure they are started on appropriate and effective treatment. Molecular tests, such as line probe assays (LPAs) are increasingly being used to rapidly diagnose TB and initiate appropriate treatment. The GLI Core Group, WHO Global TB Program, and the Supranational Reference Laboratory developed a [more…]

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Meeting the Challenge of TB in Urban Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, TB disproportionately affects women who make up more than two-thirds of all TB patients. Children, the elderly, the poor, and displaced populations are also at higher risk of infection, particularly in urban settings where dense populations and overcrowding exacerbate transmission. This webinar explores how expanding the WHO’s directly observed treatment, short course (DOTS) [more…]

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Sustainability of BSL-2 & BSL-3 (moderate-risk & high-risk) TB laboratories: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Laboratory biosafety is critical to protect healthcare workers and to ensure proper diagnostic results. Failures in biosafety occur when risk and sustainability are not included in the implementation process. This webinar from the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease discusses challenges and solutions to this important topic. Case studies are presented where risk was [more…]

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Building blocks of progress: Case studies in pharmaceutical systems strengthening

It takes a resilient pharmaceutical system working within and in support of a functioning health system to ensure access to products and services for the people who need them. Pharmaceutical system strengthening requires a coordinated response from policy makers to the dispenser at the local drug shop. It also requires systems strengthening work in governance, [more…]

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