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Kenya successfully procures health commodities without using Global Fund’s pooled procurement

5 Sep 2018
Medical supplies authority obtains competitive prices that are often lower than international averages

The Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) successfully procures and distributes government, Global Fund, and other donor-funded commodities. Prices obtained by KEMSA are competitive compared to prices obtained by the Global Fund’s Pooled Procurement Mechanism (PPM), stock-outs of health commodities occur rarely, if ever, commodities are delivered in a timely fashion, and inventory is properly managed at all stages of the supply chain.

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OIG annual report says governments and partners are key to enabling the Global Fund to address quality of service issues

11 Jun 2018
The Fund, acting alone, cannot resolve these challenges

“There is often an asymmetry between the high level of accountability for impact that the Global Fund is generally held to and the sometimes low level of control that the organization has on many of the factors that drive such impact.”

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Quality of service issues persist in Global Fund grants to government implementers in Tanzania: OIG

24 Apr 2018
Men who have sex with men continue to face problems accessing services

A follow-up audit of three grants to Tanzania has found that although Tanzania continues to make progress against the three diseases, quality of service issues persist, particularly in the HIV program. The audit also found that men who have sex with men (MSM) continue to face major barriers accessing services.

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Global Fund Board approves an HIV grant for Guinea with the Ministry of Public Health as a new PR

7 Mar 2018
Grants to Guinea encounter many difficulties

Global Fund grants in Guinea are facing numerous challenges.

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Follow-up audit of Global Fund grants to Nigeria shows significant improvements, OIG says

6 Mar 2018
But problems remain; and some mitigation measures need more time to become effective
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Poor stock management contributed to theft of medicines purchased with Global Fund grants to C.A.R., OIG says

20 Feb 2018
There were ongoing leakages of ACTs over a 17-month period
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Ukraine starts transition away from Global Fund support without a detailed transition plan, OIG says

6 Feb 2018
Audit gives Ukraine a mixed report card
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OIG commends progress made by Global Fund grants to Bangladesh, but says several challenges remain

23 Jan 2018
Audit identifies significant program and financial management weaknesses in the national TB program
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Capacity issues and delays in implementation plague otherwise successful Global Fund grants to Zambia, OIG says

9 Jan 2018
Health systems struggle to cope with rapid increases in volume caused by scale-up
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TRP and GAC raise concerns about sustainability of Nigeria’s Global Fund–supported malaria program

9 Jan 2018
It is a question of political will, TRP says
Senior Global Fund officials have invested a lot of time and effort meeting with high-level government officials to push for additional commitment and resources

Nigeria’s grant portfolio continues to provide plenty of drama.

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