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OIG investigation of Global Fund grants to Sierra Leone finds fraud, collusion, and non-compliant procurements
Theft of funds meant for Community Health Workers' training and allowances in Sierra Leone
OIG releases reports on investigations into Global Fund grants in Papua New Guinea, Nigeria and Eswatini
Reports detail misappropriation of funds in Nigeria, fraudulent diversion of funds in Eswatini, and non-compliant expenditures in Papua New Guinea
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).
But problems remain; and some mitigation measures need more time to become effective
Small-scale fraud found in training activities and meetings related to a Global Fund TB grant to Kenya
Disciplinary action taken against two employees
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.
On 14-15 November 2017, the Global Fund Board held its 38th meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. GFO was present, with observer status. The main decisions made at the meeting, in chronological order, were as follows. (For precise wording of what the Board agreed, see the decision points document that is available at www.theglobalfund.org/en/board/meetings/38.
OIG investigation reveals small-scale fraud by a supplier for a Global Fund TB grant to Burkina Faso
Investigation also finds negligence on the part of the PR
An investigation by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has found evidence of small-scale fraud on the part of a local supplier. It also found that the principal recipient (PR) of a TB grant did not take appropriate action in awarding a contract to the supplier and in responding to the fraudulent activities once they became known.
Four INGOs implementing more than 30 active Global Fund grants have strong anti-fraud policies and procedures: OIG
This OIG initiative encourages implementers and the Secretariat to denounce fraud and other wrongdoing
The Global Fund’s anti-corruption initiative, the I Speak Out Now! campaign, is now into its second phase. The purpose of the campaign is to encourage grant implementers and the Secretariat to denounce fraud, abuse and human rights violations in programs financed by the Fund.
OIG investigation reveals small-scale fraud and nepotism involving a sub-recipient of a malaria grant to Cambodia
Double-billing of donors also found
An investigation by the Office of the Inspector General, initiated in October 2015, has found evidence of small-scale fraudulent payments of per diems as well as nepotism related to field missions billed by a sub-recipient (SR) of a malaria grant to Cambodia, the National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control (CNM).
An Office of the Inspector General investigation report on the awarding of contracts to the Mutambara Foundation in Zimbabwe reveals fraudulent activity
OIG puts reports produced by the Mutambara Foundation through plagiarism detection software and finds plagiarism
In November 2015, the Fund’s Sourcing Department (which is responsible for procurements carried out by the Global Fund Secretariat for its operational expenses), alerted the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to an anonymous email that alleged professional wrongdoing on the part of the Director of the Mutambara Foundation in Zimbabwe.