Democratic Republic of Congo

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OIG investigation in Democratic Republic of Congo finds tender manipulation and overpricing in malaria grant

19 Mar 2019
Population Services International already paid over $7 million in estimated losses

Senior managers appointed by the Population Services International (PSI), the Principal Recipient (PR) for the Global Fund’s malaria grant in the Democratic Republic of Congo, were responsible for tender manipulation leading to “systemic and significant overpricing” of contracts for transportation, warehousing and customs clearance, resulting in an estimated loss to the Global Fund of $7,386,066.

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Global Fund Board approves $36 million for country and multicountry grants

25 Feb 2019
Another $66 million was approved for interventions on the UQD Register

On 31 January 2019, the Global Fund Board approved three country grants worth $13.4 million. It also approved two multicountry grants valued at $22.5 million. The Board was acting on the recommendations of the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and the Grant Approvals Committee (GAC). See Tables 1 and 2 for listings of the country and multi-country grants.

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DRC may not meet its Global Fund co-financing requirements, GAC says

28 Nov 2017
Secretariat will increase monitoring of the DRC’s progress towards meeting its co-financing commitments
GAC also concerned about gap in the DRC’s LLIN coverage

The Grant Approvals Committee says that there is a risk that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will not able to meet its 2017-2019 co-financing requirements.

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