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6.

Significant improvement required in grant management in high-risk countries: OIG

31 Jan 2017
Both the design and implementation of additional measures to manage these grants are imperfect, the OIG says

Measures taken by the Global Fund to manage grants in high-risk environments are inadequate. This is the central conclusion of an audit performed by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in 2016. A report on the audit was released on 23 January 2017.

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Policy on working in challenging operating environments adopted

28 Apr 2016
Secretariat will develop an operational framework to implement the policy

It might surprise you to learn that challenging operating environments account for a third of the global disease burden for HIV, TB, and malaria, and a third of Global Fund investments. (For malaria alone, the proportion is 50%.) This makes COEs particularly critical to the Fund’s mission and objectives.

At its meeting in Abidjan on 26-27 April, the Board adopted a policy on COEs.

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