Office of the Inspector General
OIG investigation of Global Fund PR in Bangladesh reveals fraud and misuse of funds amounting to about $100,000
Staff from the National Tuberculosis Control Program (NTP) in Bangladesh falsified documents to support training-related expenditures between July 2015 and September 2016, according to an investigation conducted by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). The NTP was principal recipient (PR) for a TB grant (BGD-T-NTP) worth $31.7 million.
Poor stock management contributed to theft of medicines purchased with Global Fund grants to C.A.R., OIG says
Small-scale fraud found in training activities and meetings related to a Global Fund TB grant to Kenya
An investigation by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) into a TB grant to Kenya has identified $62,557 in non-compliant expenditures. A report on the investigation was released on 9 February 2017.
Ukraine starts transition away from Global Fund support without a detailed transition plan, OIG says
Supreme Audit Institutions in some countries in Africa may not be involved in Global Funds grants: Aidspan report
In many African countries that receive Global Fund grants, implementers may not take advantage of the services their Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) could provide. This is one of the key findings of a study conducted by Aidspan on the involvement of SAIs in auditing Global Fund grants.
Capacity issues and delays in implementation plague otherwise successful Global Fund grants to Zambia, OIG says
Until the Global Fund defines its risk appetite, it can’t know what level of assurance is required: OIG audit
“The work on defining risk appetite is in its early stage and until [it is] sufficiently advanced, there is limited guidance on the required level of assurance.” This is one of main conclusions of an audit by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of in-country assurance.
While Global Fund grants to Burkina Faso are generally well structured, improvements in PR capacities are required, OIG says