Worldwide support for cooperation partners in their work with the Global Fund

Women at community dialogue, Sierra Leone

HIV, tuberculosis and malaria cause several million deaths each year and are responsible for a high burden of disease in many countries around the world. In 2002, the international community founded the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The Global Fund currently supports over 100 countries with a budget of around eleven billion US dollars (2017-2019). In addition to preventing and treating the three diseases, the main focus is on strengthening health systems, human rights and gender equality.

Thanks to grants from the Global Fund, recipient countries have been able to improve and expand their health services in recent years. This has made a crucial contribution to the fight against the three diseases. In order to use the grants effectively and efficiently, the countries must be able to submit project applications to the Global Fund that meet the criteria for support, and comply with requirements in terms of good governance and appropriate risk management. Additional challenges include mainstreaming the supported programmes in the health sector and providing access to basic health services for key and vulnerable populations.

BACKUP supports better implementation of the programmes financed by the Global Fund. The project helps to ensure that grants are used in an efficient manner that focuses on the target groups and strengthens the health system. In this way, it boosts the effectiveness and sustainability of the funded measures. Indirectly, people’s access to prevention, diagnosis and treatment measures for HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, as well as to other health services, is also improved.

BACKUP works on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Since 2013, this programme has been co-financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).


Registration of experts in the BACKUP’s roster of experts


Application / demande / solicitud

Under the menu item ‘Application’ you will find information on the application and review process as well as application and report forms in English, French and Spanish.

Sous l’item du menu « Demande », vous trouverez des informations concernant la demande et l’examen de la demande, des formulaires de demande ainsi que des formulaires destinés à l’établissement des rapports en langues anglaise, française et Espagnole.

Bajo el submenú „Solicitud” usted encontrará información sobre los procesos de solicitud y examen, además de formularios de solicitud y formularios para la presentación de informes en los idiomas inglés, francés y español.

Application / demande / solicitud