Global Fund in Zimbabwe - 2012 Review

06 Jan 2012
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Summary

This publications chronicles the programme activities in 2012 of the UNDP-administered Global Fund to fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Between April and June 2012, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) signed the Phase 2 extensions of the of the Round 8 Grants for HIV/AIDS, TB, Health Systems Strengthening and the grant for the Single Stream Funding (SSF) for Malaria. The GFATM has committed a total of US$ 293.6 million for the four grants to be implemented over a period of 3 years (2012-2014).

Highlights

  • 44,638 infected pregnant women received ARV prophylaxis to reduce the risk of mother- to -child transmission of HIV in the same period
  • TB prevalence was reduced to 547 per 100,000 and TB Incidence 603 per 100,000 in 2012
  • Incidence of malaria in 2011 reduced to 2.5%, compared to 4.5% in 2010
  • Close to 11,260 Community Health workers (CHWs) made up of Village Health Workers (VHWs) and Secondary Care-Givers (SCGs) received monthly allowances from the grant
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