Capacity issues and delays in implementation plague otherwise successful Global Fund grants to Zambia, OIG says
Health systems struggle to cope with rapid increases in volume caused by scale-up
Extensions to the Global Fund’s existing HIV and TB grants to Nigeria will be funded from the 2017–2019 allocations
GAC reports “widespread frustration” about the slow pace of impact of the TB grants
As mentioned elsewhere in this issue, the Board has approved 18-month costed extensions for two HIV and two TB grants to Nigeria.
Audit of Global Fund grants to Mali reveals significant progress in financial management and quality of services
However, there are problems with drug expiries, stock-outs and delays in the supply chain