OIG Releases Report on Audit of Grants to Malawi

7 Sep 2012
Most of the OIG recommendations are already being implemented
Ineligible and unsupported expenditures of $3.9 million identified; Malawi has agreed to refund at least $3.3 million

Malawi has secured positive outcomes and achievements with Global Fund grants but needs to address weaknesses in grant administration, procurement and supplies management, and financial management, an audit report by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) has said.


OIG Releases Reports on Three Audits and Four Diagnostic Reviews

15 Aug 2012
No evidence of grant funds being misappropriated
Ineligible and unsupported expenditures of $4 million identified in one audit; country has agreed to pay back at least $3.3 million

In the first week of August, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released seven new reports covering audits conducted in Burundi, Malawi and Ukraine; and diagnostic reviews undertaken in Eritrea, Gambia, Georgia and Peru.



Secretariat, OIG Agree on New Protocol

10 Jan 2012

Protocol describes how the two entities will collaborate on audits, diagnostic reviews and investigations


Process and timelines for audits spelled out


OIG Releases Audit Report on 12 Grants in Sri Lanka

16 Dec 2011

"Losses" of $2.6 million identified by the OIG


Two of the PRs dispute some of the OIG's findings



Global Fund Freezes Disbursements to Nigerian PR

25 Jul 2011

Nigerian media cite preliminary findings of misuse of grant funds contained in draft OIG audit report

Final audit report has not yet been released

The Global Fund has temporarily frozen disbursements to one principal recipient (PR) in Nigeria, amidst allegations of misappropriation of funds.


OIG Report Documents Weaknesses in Oversight of Procurement and Supply Management

8 Oct 2010

Deficiencies in the oversight of procurement and supply management (PSM) arrangements may be exposing Global Fund grants to unnecessary and unacceptable risks. This is one of the conclusions of an audit report released by the Fund's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in April 2010.


John Parsons, the Global Fund's Inspector General

14 Jul 2010

Global Fund Inspector General John Parsons is a busy man. He is also very determined. He and his staff of 24 are fully booked through the end of 2010 " and he expects the same to be true next year and the year after.


OIG Identifies Shortcomings in Rounds-Based Grant Application Process

24 Jun 2010

According to the Global Fund'sOffice of the Inspector General (OIG):