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In an article [link] in GFO 269 on the links between the OIG and local watchdogs, we stated that there is currently no financial mechanism at the Global Fund to support local watchdogs. We have been notified by the Secretariat that funding for watchdogs can be included in a grant. Under both the...
2 Sep 2015
Dear subscribers,
This is my final issue at the helm of Global Fund Observer. It’s been an extraordinary two years of watching, and listening, as the Global Fund evolves and matures into a dynamic and responsive financing mechanism. I hope that GFO has, equally, evolved and matured to respond to...
20 Aug 2015
Both watchdogs and the OIG are having trouble accessing useful and complete country-level data to track and verify grant budgeting, expenditure and results data. There are also significant obstacles keeping implementers from meeting requirements for reporting to national oversight structures. These...
19 Aug 2015
“Our mission has always been to watch the GF. It never crossed our mind that we would be PR. We wanted to keep the GF on its toes. Once you are hungry and somebody waves a plate of food who are you not to take a bite?” said Felix Mwanza, a representative from Zambia’s TALC: a group that advocates...
18 Aug 2015
The Wits Health Consortium has been approved as the principal recipient on a new, $30 million regional grant to address the growing problem of tuberculosis among Southern Africa’s miners.
Ten countries with substantial mining sectors will be included in the grant-supported programming: Botswana,...
18 Aug 2015

Aidspan is an international non-profit organization based in Kenya whose mission is to reinforce the effectiveness of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria by serving as an independent watchdog of the Fund and its grant implementers

Mapping Accountability Mechanisms
26 Jun 2015

In the past decade, many initiatives have been developed to strengthen oversight and accountability especially in the health sector. The primary aim has been to strengthen risk management, reduce corruption, increase performance, and achieve better results, through various mechanisms.

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