More transparency, accountability and inclusion needed in ACT-A – Letter to ACT-A Leadership and Brief from CS and Community Representatives

On Monday February 22nd 2021, the Platform sent to the major actors within ACT-A a letter providing details about the changes civil society and communities are asking for in order to increase transparency and accountability in decision-making to ensure the ACT-A is more inclusive going forward. We have called for a new culture of transparency

Call for Nominations – ACT-A Facilitation Council Financial & Resource Mobilisation Working Group (deadline extended to 10 January 2022)

The Platform for ACT-A Civil Society and Community Representatives are currently inviting applications for two representatives (one Community representative and one NGO representative) to the ACT-A Facilitation Council Financial & Resource Mobilisation Working Group. The Financial & Resource Mobilisation Working Group supports the ACT-A Facilitation Council as well as the ACT-A partnership on finance and resource mobilization related matters and acts

Statement on the ACT-Accelerator Strategic Review

Over a year and a half into the COVID-19 pandemic and the establishment of the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A), questions about future pandemic preparedness responses are dominating global public health discussions.  The ACT-A recently undertook a review for the stated purpose of potentially extending its mandate until the end of 2022, primarily on

Communities and Civil Society ACT-A Platform Long-term Consultancies

The Communities and Civil Society ACT-A Platform is seeking interested individuals for the following distinct roles:● Project Lead (0.8 FTE)● Platform Coordinator (0.8 FTE)● Pillar Focal Points (0.4 FTE x 4 positions – with the possibility of Focal Points having 2 roles) Vaccines/COVAX, Diagnostics, Therapeutics and Health Systems Connector Deadlines:Applications are due by June 23rd

ACT-A Communities & Civil Society Representatives welcome the re-launch of the Covid-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP)

The Covid-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP) was recently relaunched and community and civil society representatives in ACT-A released a statement welcoming the re-launch and urging immediate support for C-TAP. Read the full statement which includes key asks of manufacturers, donors and governments to support, fund and operationalise C-TAP urgently here. The full statement is available

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