Global Fund’s Differentiation for Impact project only partially effective, OIG says

29 Jan 2019
“Significant improvement” needed in efforts to streamline oversight of small-allocation and low-disease-burden grants

Despite a 2016 strategic initiative to reallocate Secretariat staff for countries with smaller (Focused) portfolios to countries with larger (Core or High Impact) portfolios, and to reduce the administrative burden on Focused portfolios, “grant management processes and procedures in Focused portfolios remain largely the same” as for the larger portfolios.


Improvements in controls needed to ensure monitoring of Global Fund grants is effective, OIG says

7 Nov 2017
OIG audit coincides with the introduction of a new grant operating system
Portfolio Review Committee to be established at the Secretariat to review portfolio-wide grant performance

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) says that following the recommendations of a High-Level Panel in 2011 to improve management and internal controls, the Global Fund took significant steps to establish appropriate governance structures, processes, controls and systems for managing its portfolio of grants.