The research to monitor and evaluate the systemwide effects of the Global Fund will be implemented by a network of research partners called the Systemwide Effects of the Fund (SWEF) Research Network. The SWEF Research Network plans to initiate country case studies in eight to ten countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe.
Members of the SWEF Network currently include:
The following countries will be included in the research: Benin, Ethiopia, Uganda, Zambia, Mozambique, Cambodia, Thailand, South Africa*, Nicaragua, and Georgia. (* not confirmed)
This research will be funded by USAID/Washington, the European Commission, and other donors.