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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Global Fund Board approves additional funding worth $57.9 million through portfolio optimization, for grants in five countries
OIG investigations into Global Fund grants in Nigeria and Indonesia confirm non-compliant expenditures totalling more than $200,000
Global Fund has allocated an additional $43.3 million to existing grants in several countries for 'portfolio optimization'
Classement des 20 pays ayant reçu les allocations les plus élevées du Fonds mondial pour la lutte contre les trois maladies
A ‘top 20’ ranking of countries with the largest Global Fund 2020-2022 allocations for the three diseases
The “I Speak out Now” website, the news and resources website of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), features frequent updates on matters of risk-related interest to Global Fund implementers, ranging from ‘How to protect against school fee fraud’ to ‘Fighting back against phishing’ and ‘Speaking out about human rights violations’.
Fiscal agents reduce financial risks within Global Fund grants but do not build implementer capacity
Fiscal agents have been part of the Global Fund Financial management system in countries with high or moderate fiduciary risks since 2012. According to the Global Fund Guidelines on Financial Risk Management, fiscal agents reduce financial risks originating from weak financial management of principal or sub-recipients of Global Fund grants.
New implementation arrangements have been put in place for the TB programs funded through Nigeria’s new TB and TB/HIV grants.
OIG releases reports on investigations into Global Fund grants in Papua New Guinea, Nigeria and Eswatini
Between 10 July and 20 August 2018, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released reports on three different investigations into Global Fund grants in Papua New Guinea, Nigeria, and the Kingdom of Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland).