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Key population networks call for strengthening engagement in grant-making and implementation

3 Apr 2017
New study offers recommended actions to enhance “meaningful community engagement”

An independent review of the engagement of civil society organizations (CSOs) and key populations in processes related to the Global Fund’s funding model has found significant lapses in inclusion.

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OIG audit of Mozambique grants reveals weaknesses in implementation and supply chain management

13 Mar 2017
Mozambique is a difficult operating environment

An audit into grants to Mozambique undertaken by the Office of the Inspector General has concluded that both grant implementation arrangements and supply chain controls and assurance mechanisms “need significant improvement.”

“Needs significant improvement” is the second lowest rating in the OIG’s four tier rating scheme. The four tiers are effective; partially effective; needs significant improvement; and ineffective.

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The ED of the Global Fund reports on how the Fund intends to increase programmatic quality and efficiency

29 Nov 2016

In his report to the Board, Executive Director Dr Mark Dybul, highlighted that in order for the Fund to maximize impact at the country level, the Fund must explore ways to improve program quality and efficiency from design to implementation. Dr Dybul stated in the report that the approach it is taking builds upon the Program Quality and Efficiency project it developed in 2015 which aims to improve health program outcomes.

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Les pays d'Afrique occidentale et centrale fixent de nouveaux objectifs ambitieux pour décembre 2017

9 Sep 2016
Les pays répondent aux problèmes d'absorption des financements et de mise en œuvre des subventions auxquels ils font face

⇒ Doubler la couverture de ART en 2017.

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Countries in West and Central Africa set new and ambitious targets for December 2017

1 Aug 2016
The countries are responding to problems in absorbing funding and implementing grants
  • Double the coverage of ART in 2017.
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Processes related to the implementation of the 2012-2016 Strategy are ineffective: OIG

5 Apr 2016
However, actions are being taken to address the problem

The processes and controls for the implementation of of the 2012-2016 strategy are currently ineffective, the Office of the Inspector General says, although actions are being taken to improve them. This information is contained in a report on an audit conducted by the OIG. The report was released on 8 March.

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Process for planning the 2017-2022 Strategy has been significantly enhanced, OIG finds

5 Apr 2016
However, the OIG audit identifies problems regarding the timing and extent of data analysis

According to the Office of the Inspector General, significant enhancements have been made by The Global Fund to improve the process put in place for planning its 2017-2022 Strategy. However, the OIG said, there is room for improvement on the timing and extent of data analysis to inform strategic choices. As well, there are significant issues concerning the processes for implementing and monitoring the 2012-2016 Strategy.

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Transparency and streamlined accountability: what watchdogs, grant implementers and OIG want

19 Aug 2015
Aidspan hosts regional round table on Global Fund grants management, implementation and results tracking within recipient countries

Both watchdogs and the OIG are having trouble accessing useful and complete country-level data to track and verify grant budgeting, expenditure and results data. There are also significant obstacles keeping implementers from meeting requirements for reporting to national oversight structures. These two conclusions drove two days of strategic discussions at an Aidspan roundtable in early August drawing participants from 10 countries.

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