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Global Fund Board approves additional funding worth $57.9 million through portfolio optimization, for grants in five countries

29 Apr 2020
More funding for Algeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, and Uzbekistan for HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis

The Global Fund Board has approved $57.9 million to finance interventions listed on the Register of Unfunded Quality Demand (UQD) for existing grants in five countries: Algeria (HIV), Ethiopia (TB), Ghana (malaria), Nigeria (TB), and Uzbekistan (TB) grants. The additional funding comes from the reallocation of unutilized funds from other existing Global Fund grants to other countries, termed ‘portfolio optimization’.  

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Supreme audit institutions of Ghana, Kenya, and Rwanda that audit Global Fund grants vary in their external audit performance

18 Mar 2020
Ghanaian and Kenyan SAIs rated higher than the Rwandan SAI on external audit

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Third OIG audit of Global Fund grants to Ghana highlights ongoing issues in supply chain and data management

2 Apr 2019
Progress against malaria and improvements in community-level services noted

In the third audit of Global Fund grants to Ghana since 2012, the Office of the Inspector General has rated both implementation arrangements for oversight and coordination, and the systems, processes and controls on quality of services for the three diseases as needing significant improvement.

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L’organisation africaine des institutions supérieures de contrôle des finances publiques et le BIG collaborent en vue d’améliorer les résultats et le suivi stratégique des subventions

11 Jul 2018
Le BIG a testé un nouveau modèle de collaboration en matière d’audit des subventions
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African organization of ‘supreme audit institutions’ and OIG collaborate to improve grant performance and oversight

2 Jul 2018
OIG has piloted new model of collaboration to audit grants

The African Organization of English-speaking Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E) and the Global Fund’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) signed a memorandum of understanding in February 2017 to improve the oversight over Global Fund grants implemented by state Principal Recipients (PRs), and to strengthen relationships between the OIG and the supreme audit institutions (SAIs).

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Des organisations de la société civile se réunissent au Ghana pour intensifier leur participation aux programmes du Fonds mondial

20 Jun 2018
Des défenseurs de la santé de toute l’Afrique échangent leurs expériences, renforcent leurs capacités et élaborent des stratégies pour lutter contre le VIH, la tuberculose et le paludisme

Une réunion de deux jours a rassemblé des militants de la société civile et communautaires, le Fonds mondial, les partenaires techniques et des représentants des pouvoirs publics pour les préparer en vue d’une participation plus significative à la mise en œuvre des subventions du Fonds mondial en Afrique.

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Civil society organizations gather in Ghana to increase engagement in Global Fund programs

12 Jun 2018
Health advocates from across Africa share experiences, build capacity, and strategize on how to respond to HIV, TB and malaria

A two-day meeting attended by civil society and community advocates, the Global Fund, technical partners and state representatives has equipped participants to more meaningfully engage in the implementation of Global Fund grants in the African region.

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Le Fonds mondial acceptera le paiement en nature des 27,4 millions de dollars dus par le Ghana

11 Oct 2017
Le paiement consiste en réformes destinées à permettre au pays de réaliser son plan-cadre de gestion des achats et des stocks

Le Fonds mondial acceptera le paiement en nature au lieu du remboursement en espèces des 27,4 millions de dollars dus par le Ghana. Le paiement en nature consiste en réformes que le Ghana doit mettre en œuvre aux fins de la réalisation de son plan-cadre de gestion des achats et des stocks. C’est la première fois que le Fonds mondial accepte un tel arrangement.

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Global Fund agrees to accept in-kind payment for recovery of $27 million owed by Ghana

3 Oct 2017
Payment consists of reforms to enable the country to produce its Supply Chain Master Plan

The Global Fund has agreed to accept in-kind payment in lieu of cash for $27.4 million in recoveries owed by Ghana. The in-kind payment consists of reforms that Ghana must implement in order for the country deliver its Supply Chain Master Plan. This is the first time that the Fund has agreed to such an arrangement.

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OIG audit in Guinea-Bissau questions whether PBF is possible where performance data are not reliable

14 Oct 2014
Investigations in Mali and Ghana uncover some misuse of grant funds

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) says that its recent audit of grants to Guinea-Bissau raises questions about the suitability of performance-based funding in countries where performance data are not reliable.

“The expectations for reporting, management and oversight placed on fragile states by the Global Fund have not been realistic,” the OIG said.

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