Pakistan

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OIG seeks to address newly emerging themes which are cause for concern this year

29 Nov 2016

As reported in the last GF0 issue # 300 here, the OIG’s Progress report mentioned challenges it faced in 2016. The report also mentions some other issues which have emerged in the latter part of 2016 which if not addressed, could pose problems in achieving its operational objectives and targets into 2017.

Après des mois de retard, l’accord-cadre pour les subventions du Pakistan est prêt à être signé

18 Feb 2016
Les subventions existantes ont été prolongées pour permettre aux décaissements de ne pas être interrompus

Après un retard d’environ six mois, l’accord-cadre pour les subventions du Fonds mondial au Pakistan va enfin être signé.

D’après le nouveau modèle de financement, chaque pays doit signer un accord-cadre qui détaille les termes et les conditions pour toutes les subventions du pays en question. Ensuite, des documents de confirmation sont signées séparement pour chaque subvention approuvée par le Fonds mondial.

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After months of delay, the framework agreement for grants to Pakistan is set to be signed

18 Feb 2016
Existing grants have been extended to ensure that disbursements are not interrupted

After a delay of about six months, the framework agreement for Global Fund grants to Pakistan is set to be signed the week of 22 February.

Under the new funding model, each country signs a framework agreement which spells out the terms and conditions for all grants to that country. Then, separate grant confirmation forms are signed for each grant for which The Global Fund Board has approved funding.

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OIG audit of grants to Pakistan reveals weaknesses in implementation arrangements, and financial and procurement management

2 Oct 2015
Internal controls over programmatic activities were assessed as being generally effective

An audit by the Office of the Inspector General of grants to Pakistan concluded that while internal controls over programmatic activities are generally effective, there is considerable room for improvement in implementation arrangements, financial management, and procurement and supply chain management.

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Pakistan Becomes the First Country to Be Awarded Money Under the New Funding Model

7 May 2013
$8 million will be added to an existing TB grant
Funds will be used to replenish stocks of first-line drugs

Pakistan is the first interim applicant in the transition phase of the new funding model (NFM) to be awarded money. On 3 May, the Global Fund Board approved funding in the amount of $8 million. This is the same amount that was identified for Pakistan when the interim applicants were announced (see GFO article). 

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Funding Approved for Phase 2 of Two HIV Grants to Pakistan

21 Mar 2013
Grants have been reprogrammed

The Global Fund Board has approved Phase 2 funding for two Round 9 HIV grants in Pakistan. Funding of $7.1 million was approved for one of the grants, for which the principal recipient (PR) is the National AIDS Control Programme. Funding of $11.3 million was approved for the other grant, for which the PR is the Nai Zindagi Trust.

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Board Approves Two New Round 9Proposals Following Successful Appeals; NSA Appeals Denied

11 Mar 2010

The Global Fund Board has approved two of the nine Round 9 proposals whose original rejection had been appealed by the applicants. The newly approved proposals are an HIV proposal from Pakistan that will cost $11.9 million and a TB proposal from Ukraine that will cost $34.6 million (costs are for the first two years). The approvals are subject to a number of requests for clarification being successfully responded to in a timely manner.

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Global Fund Board Approves Two New Round 6 Proposals Following Successful Appeals

10 Mar 2007

The Global Fund Board has approved two of the twelve Round 6 proposals whose original rejection had been appealed by the applicants. The newly approved proposals are an HIV/AIDS proposal from Egypt that will cost $5.4 million over the first two years, and a TB proposal from Pakistan that will cost $22.6 million. The approvals are subject to a number of clarifications being successfully responded to in a timely manner.

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