Bangladesh

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Bangladesh’s “ambitious, but realistic” TB funding request to the Global Fund receives positive reviews

6 Nov 2017
The two grants will expand case finding interventions, upgrade diagnostics and scale-up a public-private mix approach to TB

The TB funding request submitted by the Bangladesh CCM received positive reviews from the Technical Review Panel (TRP) and the Grant Approvals Committee (GAC). The two grants emanating from the request were approved by the Board on 17 October. A total of $110.9 million was approved, reflecting the total TB allocation for Bangladesh of $97.9 million and an additional $13.0 million in catalytic matching funds.

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OIG releases reports on three investigations

19 Apr 2016
Non-compliant expenditures were found in TB grants to India and Bangladesh, and a malaria grant to Guyana

Between 29 March and 13 April 2016, the Office of the Inspector General published reports on three investigations – one each in India, Guyana and Bangladesh. The OIG identified non-compliant expenditures ranging from $56,966 for a malaria grant in Guyana to $311,637 for a TB grant in Bangladesh. This article provides a brief summary of the OIG’s findings.

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Les arriérés de recouvrement sont progressivement réduits

30 Nov 2015
Le montant à recouvrer au 30 juin était de 55,1 millions de dollars

Le Fonds mondial continue à faire de lents progrès dans le recouvrement des montants dûs aux fraudes et à la mauvaise utilisation de l’argent des subventions mis à jour par le Bureau de l’Inspecteur général. Depuis la création du Fonds mondial jusqu’au 30 juin 2015, 39,9 millions de dollars ont été récupérés, 34,4 millions de dollars jusqu’au 31 décembre 2014 et 29,2 millions pour la période précédente.

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Recoveries backlog is being gradually reduced

18 Nov 2015
Amount still to be recovered as of 30 June was $55.1 million

The Global Fund continues to make progress – slowly – in recovering amounts owing due to fraud or improper use of grant monies based on reports by the Office of the Inspector General. From the inception of the Fund to 30 June 2015, $39.9 million has been recovered, compared to $34.4 million six months ago and $29.2 million a year ago.

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Engaging with national human rights institutions key to advancing rights of hijra and transgender people

18 Jun 2015

Hoping to seize on momentum begun in Bangladesh in November 2013 with the decision to recognize a third gender on official documents, the Global Fund-supported Multi-Country South Asia HIV Program is working with national human rights institutions alongside civil society to improve the promotion a

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OIG Releases Reports on Three Audits and Two Investigations

4 Nov 2012
The investigation in Djibouti revealed some fraud
The investigation in South Africa found no evidence of fraud, misappropriation or mismanagement

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has released five new reports – three on audits in Bangladesh, Djibouti and Ghana, and two on investigations in Djibouti and South Africa. All five reports are dated 29 October 2012.

Bangladesh

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OIG Releases Report on Its Investigation of an SR in Bangladesh

15 Aug 2012
Alleges that $1.9 million was misappropriated
SR disagrees with the findings

In early July, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released its final report on an investigation into Padakhep Manabik Unnayan Kendra (PMUK), a sub-recipient (SR) and a sub-SR for several HIV grants in Bangladesh. The investigation was conducted between May 2011 and March 2012.

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