Challenges at Global Fund Secretariat and implementer levels found to impede grant absorption

9 Jul 2019
Still, absorptive capacity has improved despite long-standing challenges

As the Global Fund approaches the replenishment of funds for the next implementation period, 2020 to 2022, the question of how well Global Fund grant funds are absorbed has become prominent. It is a topic, among others, in recent reports by the Global Fund’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG), the Secretariat and civil society organizations.


OIG advisory review on Western and Central Africa questions ‘challenging operating environment’ policy

11 Jun 2019
Great variation in country contexts requires greater flexibility

The May 2019 Advisory Report on Western and Central Africa conducted by the OIG over the previous 6 months offers a crucial opportunity to review the challenges met by the Global Fund and the implementers in contexts classified by the Global Fund as Chal


New OIG Advisory Report on grant implementation in Western and Central Africa identifies room for improvement

17 May 2019
Secretariat Action Plan undertakes to review existing policies that limit adaptation to country context

The OIG team that recently conducted a study on grant implementation in Western and Central Africa (WCA) presented its Advisory Report at a special information session during the ‘Pre-Day’ meeting of the Global Fund’s 41st Board meeting, on May 14.