The Global Fund has recently been subject to a rigorous five year independent evaluation including a study on health impact. The Department for International Development has engaged with this evaluation exercise and has taken note of its assessment of the level of integration between the HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health and rights aspects of programmes funded by the Global Fund.
The evaluation contained a review of the HIV/AIDS portfolio including access to HIV testing, counselling, prevention of mother-child transmission (PMTCT), and preventative measures (condom distribution and education materials). A key recommendation is to strengthen prevention programmes. The study can be accessed on: