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France To Assess Its ‘5% Initiative’ That Supports Countries’ Implementation Of Global Fund Grants

France Diplomatie: Health — Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria — Assessment of the “5% Initiative” for the period 2011-2016 (Paris, 30 January 2018)
This press release opens a public comment period on the assessment of the French government’s “5% Initiative” for the period 2011-2016. The initiative reserves five percent of the French contribution to the Global Fund to support “the design and implementation of projects and for the assessment of the grants allocated in order to enhance their effectiveness and their impact on health. … The assessment underscores the coherence of this initiative and its effectiveness in terms of strengthening the health systems of recipient countries. Based on the identification of the mechanism’s limits, it will make several recommendations for sustaining the fund over the coming years…” (1/30).