Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM):

Resource Page for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)


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- GFATM Overview
- Proposal Design
- Implementation Issues
- Lessons Learned
- AIDS, TB & Malaria: Key Issues
- Country Experiences
- Meeting Documentation
- Situation Analysis
- GFATM Board Meeting
- Press Releases

Guidelines for Malaria Control Recommended by Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Department


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HIV/AIDS Calendar
HIV/AIDS Calendar

Related Links


GFATM Overview

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) is an independent public-private partnership working to increase funding to fight these three diseases in countries with the greatest need and contribute to poverty reduction as part of the Millennium Development Goals. The Fund will support efforts in prevention, treatment, care and support of the infected and directly affected that complement existing programs and/or activities.

In Latin America and the Caribbean, several institutions are working together to support the submission of successful proposals for the GFATM. This page reflects a coordinated effort of PAHO/WHO, UNAIDS and the LAC representative to the GFATM board (Brazil) to share information about this process. It also has the support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Proposal Design

Implementation Issues

Lessons Learned (1st Round)

AIDS, TB & Malaria: Key Issues

Country Experiences (reverse chronological order)

  • CARICOM presentation on Caribbean: Washington, DC, 18 June 2002
    (PowerPoint, 36 KB)
  • Haiti II (different from one below): PAHO, Washington, 18 June 2002
    (PowerPoint, 53 KB)
  • Honduras: PAHO, Washington, DC, 18 June 2002
    (PowerPoint, Spanish only, 391 KB)
  • Argentina: UNAIDS, Rio de Janeiro, 5 June 2002
    (PowerPoint, Spanish only, 771 KB)
  • Chile: Chilean CCM, Rio de Janeiro, 5 June 2002
    (PowerPoint, Spanish only, 912 KB)
  • Guatemala: OASIS, Rio de Janeiro, 5 June 2002 (PowerPoint, 76 KB)
  • Haitian Presentation, Ministry of Health: Rio de Janeiro, 5 June 2002
    (PowerPoint, 1450 KB)

Meeting Documentation

Situation Analysis

AIDS
Tuberculosis
  • PAHO TB Page: English   |   Spanish
  • Workshop on TB/HIV Co-Infection (San Pedro Sula, Honduras, 14–15 August 2003): English   |   español
Malaria

Meeting of the GFATM Board

5th Meeting of the GFATM Board (5–6 June 2003), Notes for the Record: For the 3rd Round of the GFATM, a new eligibility criterion has been introduced that is based on the World Bank Classification of countries, based on level of income:

  • All low-income and lower–middle-income countries can apply.
  • The following upper–middle-income countries may participate only in submitting proposals for AIDS:
           Barbados, Panama, and Trinidad and Tobago.
    This excludes the following LAC countries from participating in the 3rd Round:
           Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Uruguay, Venezuela and many of the countries in the English-Speaking Caribbean, except for Jamaica and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and—as mentioned above—Barbados, Panama, and Trinidad and Tobago for AIDS projects.

Complete information can be found in Annex 1 of the Guidelines,
      Questions and Answers about the GFATM.

Press Releases

Contact Person (sida@paho.org)

HIV/AIDS Calendar (information on HIV/AIDS events)

Related Links


* Standing, Hilary & Gerry Bloom (2002) Beyond Public and Private? Unorganised Markets in Health-Care Delivery.Paper presented at the Workshop Making Services Work for Poor People, Eynsham Hall, Oxford, UK, 4–5 November. In: World Development Report (WDR) 2003/04. Washington, DC: World Bank.