July 26, 2013
Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, has published Issue 223 of its "Global Fund Observer." This "special issue" of the newsletter is "devoted almost entirely to a review of the reforms that the Global Fund has undertaken, and of the major challenges facing the Fund," according to the Editor's Note, which adds, "In Article 1, Aidspan's David Garmaise and Kate Macintyre provide an assessment of the reforms and discuss their impact. In Article 2, guest commentators from four organizations provide their perspectives on the major challenges." The issue also includes an announcement that the Global Fund "has issued a formal call for applications from people interested in being part of the Technical Review Panel (TRP) for the period 2014-2016 (7/25).