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Identifying and solving country-level impediments to full absorption of Global Fund money

19 Sep 2017
Roadblocks include inadequate human resource capacity, procurement difficulties and gaps is data collection and analysis

In raising concerns about the ability of countries to achieve full absorption of Global Fund grants, delegations from the African constituencies on the Global Fund Board pointed to a range of challenges they said need to be addressed, including several that consistently appear at the country level.

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Incapacité à absorber les crédits du Fonds mondial : les circonscriptions africaines tirent la sonnette d’alarme

13 Sep 2017
Les crédits périmés représentent une occasion perdue pour la lutte contre les maladies et le renforcement des systèmes de santé

Du fait d’obstacles rencontrés tant au niveau du Secrétariat que des pays, de nombreux récipiendaires de subventions du Fonds mondial ne sont pas en mesure d’absorber entièrement leurs crédits et tirent la sonnette d’alarme sur les réductions de la couverture et de la qualité des services qui en résultent.

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Failure to absorb Global Fund money: African constituencies sound the alarm

5 Sep 2017
Lapsed funding means a lost opportunity to fight diseases or strengthen health systems

Impediments at both the Secretariat and country level are leaving many Global Fund recipients unable to fully absorb their funding, and are raising alarms over the resulting reductions in service coverage and quality. This is the first of a three-part series in which we discuss some of the reasons behind these absorption failures, as well as some of the solutions that are being proposed.

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Audit du BIG sur les subventions à la Côte d’Ivoire : Des résultats mitigés

21 Feb 2017
L’audit fait état d'une faible supervision par le Ministère de la Santé et de l'hygiène publique
Dans le cadre d'un audit des subventions accordées à la Côte d'Ivoire, le Bureau de l'Inspecteur général (BIG) a qualifié les accords de mise en œuvre de subventions de « partiellement efficaces »; et les mécanismes de contrôle de la chaîne d'approvisionnement et les mécanismes d'assurance
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OIG audit of grants to Côte d’Ivoire shows mixed results

29 Jan 2017
Audit cites weak oversight by Ministry of Public Health and Hygiene

In an audit of grants to Côte d’Ivoire, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) rated grant implementation arrangements as being “partially effective”; and supply chain controls and assurance mechanisms as “needing significant improvement.”

The OIG uses a four-tier rating system: Effective; Partially effective; Needs significant improvement; and Ineffective.

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L’initiative ITP s’attaque aux problèmes relatifs à la mise en oeuvre des subventions dans 20 pays

21 Dec 2016
L'objectif est d'atténuer les obstacles, d'accroître l'efficacité et l'impact

 

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Description des processus d’ajustement qualitatifs pour les allocations pour la période 2017/2019

21 Dec 2016
Le processus a été décidé par le Comité stratégique en juin 2016

À première vue, il semble que le processus d'ajustement qualitatif pour les allocations de la période 2017/2019 soit plus simple que le processus utilisé pour les allocations 2014/2016.

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Parameters for the qualitative adjustments for 2017-2019 allocations

15 Dec 2016
Determined by the Strategy Committee in June 2016

Last June, when the Strategy Committee approved the qualitative adjustment process for 2017-2019 allocations (see GFO article), it also approved the parameters that are being used to make the adjustments in Stage 1 (epidemiological considerations) and Stage 2 (holistic adjustment – primarily absorption and impact).

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Description of qualitative adjustment process for 2017-2019 allocations

29 Nov 2016
Process was decided by Strategy Committee in June 2016

At first glance, it may appear that the qualitative adjustment process for the 2017-2019 allocations is simpler than the process used for the 2014-2016 allocations. But, in the final analysis, it is probably every bit as complicated.

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Implementation Through Partnership project addresses problem grants in 20 countries

1 Nov 2016
Goal is to alleviate bottlenecks, increase efficiency and impact

Over the past year, the Global Fund and many of its partner organizations have been actively collaborating on an Implementation Through Partnership (ITP) project to support countries that are encountering problems implementing grants. The problems include grants starting late; grants falling behind schedule; and grants having difficulty absorbing all of the financing they have been awarded.

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