About GFAN Africa

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.  GFAN global has more than 480 individual members and about 250 member organizations representing 74 countries.

In Africa, the network (GFAN Africa) has built a continent wide social movement that demands health for all by recruiting, connecting and mobilizing advocates to communicate the urgent needs for a fully funded Global Fund to maximize impact and save lives. GFAN Africa is leading civil society and community efforts on Global Fund advocacy and Domestic Resource mobilization advocacy.

To achieve the ambitions for sustainable health financing, GFAN Africa continues to elevate and unite civil society’s voice and action on health advocacy in the Africa region. Using a ‘Right to Health’ framework.

GFAN’s Africa objectives

  1. Support Advocacy and Resource Mobilization: To empower and support GFAN 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 members at regional and national level.
  3. Build the movement: To facilitate and expand the membership network that constitutes the global social movement 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.


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Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 711 308 858

Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: +27 (71) 4939690

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 911 686 246