Including people-centred interventions in The Global Fund Allocation Cycle 2020-2022: Webinars

This week The Union and partners, APCASO, Asia-Pacific Platform on Community Rights and Gender, Partners In Health, RESULTS UK, RESULTS US, Stop TB Partnership, held two webinars to explore the opportunity to engage with the Global Fund Allocation Cycle 2020-2022, with particular focus on using a people-centred approach.

The webinars focused on how to ensure people-centred support interventions, such as nutrition support, transport vouchers and mental health support, are included in the funding requests, as well as national policy and budgets, with a focus on TB.

Find out more about the background of these webinars.

There were two webinars held focusing on support for those in the Africa and Asia Pacific regions:

Watch the Africa webinar or download the slides

Africa speakers:

  • Chairs:  Olive Mumba, EANNASO, Tanzania; David Bryden, RESULTS US
  • Diana Weil- Coordinator, Policy and Strategy, WHO Global TB Programme
  • Basimenye Nhlema - Director of Community Health at the NGO Partners In Health in Malawi
  • Maurine Murenga – Executive Director, The Lean on Me Foundation, Kenya
  • James Malar - Community, Rights and Gender Advisor, Stop TB Partnership

Watch the Asia-Pacific webinar or download the slides

Asia-Pacific speakers:

  • Chair:  Jeffrey Acaba, Programme Officer, APCASO
  • D’Arcy Richardson – TB Technical Consultant
  • Dr Syed Karam Shah – Senior Consultant, Stop TB Partnership Pakistan
  • Mara Quesada - Executive Director, Action for Health Initiatives (ACHIEVE)
  • Quentin Batreau – Programme Officer, APCASO