Malawi’s TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund ensures no treatment disruption, increases services to key populations
On 20 March 2017, Malawi’s country coordinating mechanism (CCM) submitted a joint TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund for $384.8 million, along with a prioritized above-allocation request (PAAR) of $115.0 million, for a total request of just under a half-billion dollars.
The Global Fund’s I Speak Out Now! campaign encourages the reporting of fraud and corruption easily through online reporting
On International Anti-Corruption day, 09 December 2015, the Global Fund's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) launched its campaign to raise awareness about fraud and abuse of Global Fund money.
The OIG last reviewed Malawi in 2010 with that audit being published in August 2012. That audit identified weaknesses in financial management, sub-recipient management, procurement and supply chain management. Malawi has since had to repay $3.3 million of the $36 million it utilized due to findings of improper spending unearthed by a 2012 audit.
I had the privilege of attending my first Global Fund Replenishment meeting last month in Montreal, Canada, as a GFO correspondent. My reports on the formal meeting and side events appeared in GFO 296. The event was split over two days: an afternoon of speeches and a pledging session, in which countries, one-by-one, announc
New global fund to fight malaria and other tropical diseases
Malgré des inquiétudes concernant la capacité du Malawi à absorber les subventions, le pays recevra 37 millions de dollars supplémentaires pour son programme VIH, portant le total de l’allocation dans le cadre du nouveau modèle de financement à un montant de plus de 611 millions de dollars.
Despite continued concerns about Malawi’s ability to absorb grant funds, the country will receive an additional $37 million in incentive funding to support its HIV program, bringing the total allocation under the new funding model for this central African nation for all three diseases and health systems strengthening to more than $611 million.
Espérant tourner la page d’un scandale financier impliquant la Commission nationale de lutte contre le sida, le Malawi a nommé deux nouveaux récipiendaires principaux qui seront chargés d’administrer les 574 millions US$ alloués à la lutte contre le VIH.
While turning the page on a financial scandal, Malawi still confronting challenges in prioritizing HIV interventions
Seeking to turn the page on a financial scandal involving the National AIDS Commission, Malawi has appointed new principal recipients to administer the $574 million it was allocated to fight HIV.
Malawi's ability to control the spread of HIV will be undermined by the structural barriers that prevent access to services by key populations: this was the message delivered to stakeholders participating in country dialogue to develop the southern African nation's HIV concept note.