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More Information on the Global Fund’s New CCM Performance Assessments

26 Nov 2013

CCMs will from 2014 be required to conduct an annual self-assessment using a new Eligibility and Performance Assessment Tool to determine whether they are compliant with the Global Fund’s minimum requirements and minimum standards and to assess how well they are functioning.

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Kazakhstan CCM Details Plans for Country Dialogue and Concept Note Development

6 Jun 2013

Kazakhstan is one of the six early applicant countries in the transition phase of the new funding model (see GFO article). It will be submitting a concept note for its TB programmes.

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Global Fund Will Evaluate Performance of Each CCM Annually

1 Mar 2013
Early NFM applicants will undergo these assessments

The Global Fund will institute annual assessments of the performance of individual CCMs. During the assessments, the Global Fund will evaluate compliance against four of the six minimum CCM requirements and against what the Fund refers to as “the four associated minimum standards.”

Early CCM applicants under the new funding model will undergo these assessments during the country dialogue process.

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A New GMS Project Is Awarded by USAID

24 Oct 2012

A follow-on project to Grant Management Solutions (GMS) has been awarded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), with support from the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, for a period of three years, with the possibility of an extension for up to two additional years. The project’s budget ceiling is $99.9 million.

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OIG Releases Report on Diagnostic Review for Gambia Grants

17 Oct 2012
Good practices observed among the PRs, but some weaknesses in administration identified
Report is critical of CCM, LFA

There are several good practices in the implementation of Global Fund grants in Gambia, but there are also weaknesses in financial management, procurement and supplies management, and oversight, according to a diagnostic review carried out by the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

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The Global Fund Needs to Manage the Relationship Among the Secretariat, the PR and the CCM

10 Sep 2012

In theory, country coordinating mechanisms (CCMs) are a great idea. CCMs provide a forum for relevant stakeholders in a country to discuss the gaps in the national response to AIDS, TB and malaria, develop proposals for the Global Fund to address these gaps, nominate  principal recipients (PRs) to implement the programmes should the proposals be approved, and oversee implementation.

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Global Fund's CCM Manager Expresses Disappointment with GFO Commentaries on CCMs

2 Sep 2011

Global Fund's CCM Manager Expresses Disappointment with GFO Commentaries on CCMs

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Principal Recipient for Papua New Guinea Grants Resigns

2 Sep 2011

Global Fund audit found some misuse of funds by government PR, media report says

Replacement PRs have been nominated

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Concerns about Reporting Relationships of CCMs, PRs and LFAs Raised at Regional CCM Meeting

23 Aug 2011

Having both the principal recipients (PRs) and local fund agents (LFAs) report directly to the Global Fund Secretariat and, in the process, bypassing country coordinating mechanisms (CCMs) has usurped the CCM's oversight role.

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New Information Notes for Round 11

9 Aug 2011

The Global Fund has been issuing new information notes for Round 11 at a fairly constant rate. When we went to press, there were 22 information notes listed on the Fund's website here. Below, we provide details on six of them. This is followed by a list of all 22 notes.

 

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