Towards a Transformative and Disruptive Action to Accelerate Efforts to End HIV in Children, Adolescents, and Families: Informing the UNAIDS Strategy beyond 2021

UNAIDS’ past and current strategies mobilized leadership, built initiatives, and scaled up innovations to respond to HIV among children and adolescents. However, instead of using 2020 to charge towards achievement of the fast track targets for children and youth, our pace has slowed and our resolve has weakened. We need UNAIDS’ political advocacy to prioritize [more…]

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DO’s & DON’Ts for Engaging Men & Boys

Men and boys have their own distinct health needs and vulnerabilities, and engaging men can benefit everyone—including women and girls. What should you do, and not do, when engaging men & boys in health promotion and gender equity? Developed by the USAID Interagency Gender Working Group’s Male Engagement Taskforce, this 2-page fact sheet brings together [more…]

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Seizing the Moment: Providing faster access to quality medical products during COVID-19 and beyond

The need for strong pharmaceutical systems and supply chains has never been so clear, nor so urgent. MSH, in partnership with Deloitte, hosted the webinar ‘Seizing the moment: Providing faster access to quality medical products during COVID-19 and beyond.’ Experts in health supply chain management, pharmaceutical services, and health technologies discussed novel approaches emerging from [more…]

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Ethics in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research during COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated the need to collect the most up-to-date and evidence-based information on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) that can help governments and others to respond to the challenging and emerging situation. Ethical consideration in SRHR research, such as setting priorities, respecting confidentiality, privacy, informed consent, being inclusive of marginalised [more…]

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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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Adolescent Health and Well-being Webinars

Building the capacity of young people is critical to realizing the promise of the Sustaining Development Goals (SDGs) and the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health. Adolescents and young people are uniquely positioned to be effective advocates to hold their governments accountable for the delivery of promises, policies and programs that affect their [more…]

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