Uniting African civil society and community voices on Global Fund Advocacy and increase in domestic resources for health.

The Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) was established in 2011 to unite voices and efforts from all over the world to support a fully funded Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Hosted by WACI Health in Nairobi, Kenya, GFAN Africa has built a continent – wide social movement that demands health for all by recruiting, connecting and mobilizing advocates to communicate the urgent need for successful replenishments of the Global Fund.

Informed by the Global Fund investment cases, GFAN Africa membership reaches out to implementing countries, donors, private sector and foundations to contribute to the Global Fund so that resources which are raised are used to strengthen health systems prevent new infections of HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria and to save lives.

Our Objectives

1. Support Advocacy and Resource Mobilization.

To empower and support GFAN Africa members in developing and implementing advocacy strategies (including working with media) on global health and resource mobilization for the Global Fund.

2. Support Action.

To initiate and support powerful action of GFAN Africa members at the regional and national level.

3. Build the movement.

To facilitate and expand the membership network in support of the Global Fund, with increased participation from advocates and affected communities in implementing countries, current donor countries and potential new donor countries.

Our Publications

Join The #MeetTheTarget Campaign

Meet The Target” is a GFAN Africa global advocacy campaign that runs until 2026. Its first phase involved engaging world leaders to reach the target of at least $18 billion at the 7th replenishment of the Global Fund to save 20 million lives over the next 03 years. It also aims to engage national leaders in mobilizing more domestic resources for health in Africa, and gradually increase the national budget allocated to health in Africa. This campaign places particular emphasis on community strengthening so that the fight against HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria is kept at the top of the agenda of world leaders.

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