TRP identifies gaps in human resources for health interventions in funding requests to the Global Fund

28 Jan 2019
Often, large requests for HRH initiatives were made at the expense of other essential RSSH investments, TRP says

“Many funding requests do not acknowledge or address the common problem of shortage or maldistribution of human resources for health (HRH),” the Technical Review Panel (TRP) says. “Some funding requests did not mention HRH challenges nor the risks these pose to meeting service delivery targets.”


OIG investigation of Global Fund PR in Bangladesh reveals fraud and misuse of funds amounting to about $100,000

20 Feb 2018
The PR, the National TB Control Program, has come under scrutiny in previous OIG probes

Staff from the National Tuberculosis Control Program (NTP) in Bangladesh falsified documents to support training-related expenditures between July 2015 and September 2016, according to an investigation conducted by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). The NTP was principal recipient (PR) for a TB grant (BGD-T-NTP) worth $31.7 million.


OIG investigation reveals small-scale fraud and nepotism involving a sub-recipient of a malaria grant to Cambodia

13 Mar 2017
Double-billing of donors also found

An investigation by the Office of the Inspector General, initiated in October 2015, has found evidence of small-scale fraudulent payments of per diems as well as nepotism related to field missions billed by a sub-recipient (SR) of a malaria grant to Cambodia, the National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control (CNM).

В настоящее время все больше представителей гражданского общества вовлечены в СКК, но имеются ли у них соответствующие навыки?

18 Jul 2016
Частью решения проблем является подход региональных программ "обучение на практике"

    За последние несколько лет представительство гражданского сектора - НПО и сообществ - на уровне СКК увеличилось, в том числе в свете рекомендаций, направленных на вовлечение ключевых групп населения. Тем не менее, первоначальное воодушевление, сопровождавшее это изменение, сменилось растущим разочарованием и жалобами различных заинтересованных сторон.


There are more civil society representatives on CCMs now, but do they have the skills they need?

5 Jul 2016
The “learning by doing” approach of many regional programs is part of the solution

In the past few years, representation of the civil sector – NGOs and communities – on CCMs has increased, particularly in response to recommendations that key populations be included. However, the initial excitement that accompanied this change has been replaced by growing frustration and complaints from different stakeholders. 


СКК Кыргызстана будет вероятно интегрирован в правительственный координационный совет по общественному здравоохранению

24 Mar 2016
Представители гражданского общества и общин выражают озабоченность как по поводу исхода, так и по поводу течения самого процесса

Заинтересованные стороны Глобального Фонда в Кыргызстане обсуждают различные варианты интеграции странового координационного механизма в возглавляемой Премьер-Министром орган национального уровня, известный как правительственный Координационный Совет по Общественному Здравоохранению (КСОЗ). Основанием для этого шага служит то обстоятельство, что функции этих двух ведомств значительно перекрываются.


Kyrgyzstan CCM will likely be integrated into the government’s coordination council for public health

17 Mar 2016
Civil society and community representatives express concerns about both the outcome and the process

Global Fund stakeholders in Kyrgyzstan are discussing different options for integrating the country coordinating mechanism into a national level body leaded by the Prime Minister – known as the Governmental Coordination Council for the Public Health (CCPH). The rationale for this step is that the functions of these two bodies overlap significantly.


OIG investigations in 2015 show that misuse of funds occurs most often in procurement, construction and training

18 Nov 2015
OIG calls for a more systematic approach to prevent misconduct

According to the Office of the Inspector General, the main source of misconduct identified this year through its investigations has been activities related to procurement. “Non-competitive tenders, fictitious invoicing and collusion between suppliers and procurement or finance managers have frequently led to fraud,” the OIG said.

This information was contained in the semi-annual progress report prepared by the OIG for the Board.


It's time to change the approach to capacity-building on supply chain management

11 Mar 2015

Access to essential medicines remains a challenge in most developing countries and is among the Millennium Development Goal targets. Over the past decade, international organizations including the Global Fund, the World Bank, USAID have invested in improving access to essential medicines.