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Report of the Global Fund’s Interim E.D. touches on AMAs, supply chain management and other topics

15 Nov 2017
Marijke Wijnroks calls for more realistic targets and deliverables for AMAs

“We need to work with the OIG more on AMAs [agreed management actions] to try to make the timelines and deliverables more realistic,” Marijke Wijnroks says in her progress report to the Board.

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Philippines’ HIV funding request to the Global Fund contains a good mix of prevention and treatment: TRP

7 Nov 2017
However, the country’s matching funds request was sent back for iteration

The Philippines’ HIV funding request was strategically focused with appropriately targeted investments towards HIV prevention programs for key populations, and access to testing and treatment services. This was the conclusion of the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and the Grant Approvals Committee (GAC) when they reviewed the request.

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Five strategic themes emerge from the OIG’s audits and investigations of Global Fund grants and processes in 2016

4 May 2017
Service quality heads the list of thematic areas

Five significant strategic themes emerged from the work of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in 2016:

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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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The OIG’s latest audit of grants to Zimbabwe shows mixed results

18 Jul 2016
Internal controls and grant implementation rated as effective; improvements needed in service quality and supply chain management

Zimbabwe received a mixed report card in an audit performed by the Office of the Inspector General. The OIG rated internal controls and grant implementation arrangements as effective, but said that improvements were needed in supply chain management and the quality of services provided. A report on the audit was released on 13 July.

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OIG audit identifies major deficiencies in the implementation of grants to Nigeria

10 May 2016
Ineffective implementation arrangements in a large federal state said to be at the heart of the problem
Secretariat believes that is has implemented measures to adequately minimize the risks

Despite efforts made the Secretariat and despite significant investments – over $800 million in the past few years – there are still major deficiencies in the Nigeria portfolio’s internal controls, affecting procurement and supply chain management, financial management, and program management.

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OIG audit of grants to Pakistan reveals weaknesses in implementation arrangements, and financial and procurement management

2 Oct 2015
Internal controls over programmatic activities were assessed as being generally effective

An audit by the Office of the Inspector General of grants to Pakistan concluded that while internal controls over programmatic activities are generally effective, there is considerable room for improvement in implementation arrangements, financial management, and procurement and supply chain management.

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In post-conflict Côte d'Ivoire, the supply chain follows the front lines

6 May 2014

A motorcycle bouncing along a rutted red dirt road carries a nurse from a public health center near the village of Tai. Clutched in his arms is a box packed with vaccines: a month's supply for his village that sits close to the Liberian border, in Côte d'Ivoire's restive and fractious west.

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In South Sudan, debate on how to maintain HIV treatment adherence during times of war

19 Mar 2014
Global Fund supported programs trying to maintain support for 6,617 people on ART

More than 700,000 people have fled their homes since conflict erupted in mid-December in South Sudan, which has compromised their safety and security and made them more exposed to the risk of illness and other public health challenges. But for the estimated 6,617 people living with HIV who are taking anti-retroviral treatment supported by the Global Fund, being far away from their home clinic has become a matter of life or death.

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Global Fund Joins Pledge Guarantee for Health

1 Jun 2013

The Global Fund is participating in an initiative to leverage private sector funding to speed up delivery of, and expand access to, health products such as contraceptives, bed nets and medicines. The initiative is called the “Pledge Guarantee for Health.”

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