health and HIV financing

Infographic: Making the Global Fund Work for Sex Workers

The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria was created in 2002 as an international financing and partnership organisation to respond to what were then the deadliest pandemics confronting the world.

This infographic gives a brief introduction to the Global Fund, looks at how Global Fund partnerships work, and outlines NSWP's capacity-building programmes.

This resource is available above in a screen version and a downloadable print version. It is available in English, French, Spanish, Russian and Arabic.

Smart Sex Workers Guide to Using the Global Fund Strategy 2023–2028 to Influence Grant Cycle 7 Funding Requests

Grant Cycle 7 (GC7), formerly referred to as NFM4, is the first round of Global Fund funding request windows opened up under the Global Fund strategy 2023 – 2028.

It is the first opportunity for sex workers and other key population communities to test the strength of the Global Fund commitments to communities, that are outlined in the new strategy.

Global Fund Strategy 2023–2028: The Smart Sex Worker’s Guide

The 2023-2028 Global Fund Strategy will guide Global Fund approaches, decision-making, and investment for the next 6 years in a 70-page document. It is important because it describes what the Global Fund will do and how it will do it. The Strategy will influence how investment will be disbursed at the country level, how and who will implement programmes, and how and who will be involved in making the decisions.

Global Fund Basics: Catalytic Investments

This is the third video in a series from NSWP called Global Fund Basics.

In this video, learn more about Catalytic Investments. Catalytic Investments are a portion of funding for the Global Fund supported programmes, activities and strategic investments that are not fully covered through country allocations.

This video is in English and versions of the video with Spanish, French, and Russian subtitles are also available.

Making the Global Fund Work for Sex Workers: Global Fund Case Study 2020

This case study will describe the journey of sex worker-led organisations in gaining knowledge about the Global Fund and its national processes to ensure the meaningful involvement of sex workers in 2020 Global Fund funding proposals development, and explores the barriers that sex workers face.

World AIDS Day 2020: Centering Key Populations in the Global HIV Response

This year, we commemorate World AIDS Day in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, a global health crisis that has caused immense human misery and economic insecurity. Despite the devastation caused by the ongoing pandemic, we call on global policymakers and donors to not lose sight of their goal to end the HIV epidemic, which is now entering its fifth decade. The epidemic continues to disproportionately devastate our communities.

Briefing Note: Global Fund Strategy Development

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) has launched an open consultation on the development of the next Global Fund Strategy. A number of emerging issues in the wider global health environment mean this is a particularly important consultation for sex workers; this is an opportunity to influence the future strategy and ensure that sex workers’ needs are included, and health inequalities addressed.