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Global Fund Round 10: Short on resources for HIV and TB scale-up in sub-Saharan Africa

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Some disappointing news has emerged from the Technical Review Panel (TRP), the body of experts that considers requests for resources from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.

Only 44 percent of the HIV proposals submitted for Round Ten were successful.  In a pattern consistent with previous rounds, the TB proposals and the malaria proposals were much more successful, 54 and 79 percent respectively. (Note: These figures include resources for crosscutting health systems strengthening.)