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.
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 need for a fully funded Global Fund to maximize impact and save lives. GFAN Africa leads civil society and community efforts on advocacy for the Global Fund and domestic resources mobilization.
To achieve the ambitions for sustainable health financing, GFAN Africa elevates and unites civil society’s voices and action on health advocacy in the Africa region. Using a ‘right to health’ framework.
GFAN’s Africa Objectives
- Support advocacy and resource mobilization: Empowers and supports GFAN Africa members in developing and implementing advocacy strategies on global health and resource mobilization for the Global Fund
- Support action: Initiates and supports powerful action of GFAN Africa members at regional and national level.
- Movement building: Facilitates and expands 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, donor countries and potential new donor countries.