African organization of ‘supreme audit institutions’ and OIG collaborate to improve grant performance and oversight

2 Jul 2018
OIG has piloted new model of collaboration to audit grants

The African Organization of English-speaking Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E) and the Global Fund’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) signed a memorandum of understanding in February 2017 to improve the oversight over Global Fund grants implemented by state Principal Recipients (PRs), and to strengthen relationships between the OIG and the supreme audit institutions (SAIs).


Countries could improve data use to inform more effective grant implementation, Aidspan study finds

2 Jul 2018
Difference found between state and non-state implementers’ use of data

A new report published by Aidspan suggests that countries may not be using data optimally to inform grant implementation. Implementers of Global Fund grants collect and use data for several different purposes, depending on the type of implementer. State Principal Recipients collect data to measure strategic impact, whereas non-state implementers appear to collect data mainly to meet reporting requirements. 


Le Fonds mondial approuve le financement de deux subventions nationales, une subvention multipays et 10 demandes de fonds de contrepartie

7 May 2018
Le Fonds mondial investit 6 millions de dollars dans l’Initiative régionale d’élimination du paludisme en Amérique centrale et sur l’île d’Hispaniola

Global Fund Board approves funding for two country grants, a multi-country grant and 10 matching funds requests

24 Apr 2018
Fund invests $6 million in the Regional Malaria Elimination Initiative in Mesoamerica and Hispaniola

Kenya Red Cross Society has been a successful Global Fund PR

7 Mar 2018
Supportive leadership, effective support for its SRs are among the reasons why

The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) has been a successful principal recipient (PR) for an HIV grant (KEN-H-KRCS) entitled “The road towards an HIV free society” based on the ratings of the grant over the years.


Small-scale fraud found in training activities and meetings related to a Global Fund TB grant to Kenya

20 Feb 2018
Disciplinary action taken against two employees

An investigation by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) into a TB grant to Kenya has identified $62,557 in non-compliant expenditures. A report on the investigation was released on 9 February 2017.


Le CTEP loue la demande de financement TB/VIH du Kenya au Fonds mondial pour l’attention portée aux populations clés et aux droits de l’homme

31 Jan 2018
La décentralisation est qualifiée à la fois d’occasion et de défi

TRP praises Kenya's TB/HIV funding request to the Global Fund for its sensitivity to key populations and human rights

23 Jan 2018
Devolution cited as both an opportunity and a challenge

Les cibles nationales ambitieuses de mise sous traitement ne se retrouvent souvent pas dans les cadres de résultats des subventions, selon le CAS

20 Dec 2017
La cause : « les limites budgétaires de la période d’allocation 2017/2019 »
Le CAS appelle à la tenue urgente de discussions interinstitutions incluant les gouvernements donateurs

Ambitious national targets for getting people on treatment often not reflected in grant performance frameworks, GAC says

13 Dec 2017
The reason? “Limitations of budgets in the 2017-2019 allocations period”
GAC calls for urgent inter-agency discussions, with donor governments included

In its report to the Board on the third batch of grants it recommended for approval, the Grant Approvals Committee (GAC) said that it was very concerned that national programs have ambitious goals to continue scaling up antiretroviral therapy (ART), with the aim of achieving the 90-90-90 targets or even treating all patients diagnosed with HIV – but that these goals are not necessarily reflected in performance frameworks because of “limitation