Mixed results from audit of Global Fund grants in Nepal, says OIG

11 Sep 2019
‘Partially effective’ systems for service; inadequate implementation arrangements – but country ahead of schedule to eliminate malaria

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Global Fund, in its second audit of grants in Nepal, found that the country has made significant progress in the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.


Nepal’s funding requests to the Global Fund yield three grants to be managed by an international NGO

24 Apr 2018
HIV, TB and malaria grants were approved in March 2018



Funding request for Nepal grants were submitted by the PR

21 Jun 2016
CCM was deemed ineligible in 2015

In June, Nepal was among the countries awarded funding by the Global Fund Board (see GFO article). It received funding for all three diseases: HIV, TB, and malaria.


Opportunity for Scale-Up in Next Implementation Period of Nepal TB Grant

11 Apr 2013
Funding of $15.1 million approved
Responsibility for procurement of health products shifts to global mechanisms, but the long-term plan is to build procurement capacity in Nepal

The Grants Renewal Panel says that overall performance of a single-stream-of-funding TB grant in Nepal has been high and that there is an opportunity for scale-up in the next implementation period.


OIG Country Audit in Nepal Indicates Some Weaknesse

27 May 2010

A country audit in Nepal by the Global Fund's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has revealed some weaknesses in the management of Global Fund grants. However, the weaknesses are not as significant as those found in some other recent audits (e.g., Democratic Republic of Congo, and Philippines). A report on the Nepal audit was recently released by the OIG.


An Open Letter to Richard Feachem and The Board of the Global Fund

18 Oct 2004

Editor's note: The biggest challenge facing the Global Fund is to ensure that grant disbursements actually lead to people receiving the promised treatment and prevention services. Often, despite good will and hard work on the part of many, entrenched bureaucracy or political unrest can provide major barriers.


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21 Jun 2004