The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has had a positive impact in Indonesia helping the country leverage local and national funding for its programmes. The video presents interviews with a diverse range of stakeholders and touches on issues around financial accountability, the need for programme implementers to have more training to manage TB, HIV or malaria programs, raises fears of people living with HIV about starting on anti-retroviral therapy and adhering to treatment and presents views on the scaling up treatment to meet MDGs targets.
Another perspective from Kenya:
Spotlight: Mixed perceptions of the Global Fund in Kenya by Henry Neondo, Kenya
Funding for health should begin targeting prevention programmes that address issues that affect women and children, and the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria (The Global Fund) has a key role to play.
In the context of HIV, Professor Alloys Orago, Director of the National AIDS Control Council (NACC), says “for every one person put on treatment, two more get newly infected – women and the youth still bearing the brunt of the three most burdened some diseases: HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.”
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