Established as a partnership in global health, the Global Fund works closely with a wide diversity of partners –implementing governments, donors, civil society, international development organizations, the private sector and communities living with and affected by the diseases. This partnership model actively supports country-owned approaches that develop and implement effective, evidence-based programs to respond to AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
Announcement - 26 February 2015
Global Health Partners Begin Building a New Approach to Ensure Equitable Access to Medicines
News Release - 24 February 2015
Ukraine Aims for Better HIV and TB Patient Care
News Release - 18 February 2015
New Malaria Grant Aims for Universal Coverage in Cameroon
Announcement - 17 February 2015
Global Fund Supports “All In” to End the AIDS Epidemic among Adolescents
News Release - 16 February 2015
Papua New Guinea Intensifies Campaign Against TB and Malaria
Turning the Tide Against HIV and Tuberculosis: Global Fund Investment Guidance for Eastern Europe and Central Asia
26 February 2015
Life-Saving TB Treatment Made Possible by the Community
19 February 2015
Taking on Malaria One Community at a Time
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The Office of the Inspector General works to ensure that the Global Fund invests the world’s money in the most effective way possible in the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Through audits, investigations, oversight and consultancy work, it makes objective and transparent recommendations to promote good practice, reduce risk and condemn abuse.
Established in 2005, the Office of the Inspector General is an independent yet integral part of the Global Fund. It is accountable to the Board through its Audit and Ethics Committee and serves the interests of all Global Fund stakeholders. Its work conforms to the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Uniform Guidelines for Investigations of the Conference of International Investigators.
The Office of the Inspector General believes that every dollar counts and has zero tolerance for fraud, corruption and waste. Through its whistle-blowing channels, the Office of the Inspector General encourages all to come forward to point out any irregularities that prevent Global Fund resources from reaching those who need them.
The mission of the Office of the Inspector General is to provide the Global Fund with independent and objective assurance over the design, effectiveness and quality of controls or processes in place to manage the key risks impacting the Global Fund's programs and operations.
All systems, processes, operations, functions and activities of The Global Fund and the programs it finances are within the scope of the Office of the Inspector General's review, evaluation, and oversight. The Office of the Inspector General may also act in an advisory role to further the Global Fund’s mission and objectives.
The activities of the Office of the Inspector General are:
The Office of the Inspector General operates as an independent unit of the Global Fund, reporting directly to the Board through the Audit and Ethics Committee, for strategic direction, reinforcement and accountability. The Board ensures that the Office of the Inspector General has the resources it needs to fulfill its agreed activities. The Office of the Inspector General may conduct and report on any audit, investigation or other oversight work it deems appropriate, consistent with its Charter and the Board’s direction.
The Inspector General has the authority to:
25 February 2015
Pre-Implementation Review of Global Fund Grants to Ethiopia
20 February 2015
OIG Investigation of Global Fund Grants to Nigeria
28 January 2015
OIG Investigation in Kazakhstan
An investigation by the Office of the Inspector General has identified a number of bid-rigging schemes which took place between 2005 and 2012 in Kazakhstan. As a result, the OIG has called for the Global Fund to recover US$ 5.43 million corresponding to overpricing in contracts awarded to local vendors by Principal Recipients of Global Fund grants.
26 January 2015
Global Fund Investigation in Yemen
The Office of the Inspector General found that the National Tuberculosis Control Program (NTCP), a recipient of Global Fund grants in Yemen, misrepresented information, accepted inappropriate gratuities and colluded with a supplier called Lab-Tec. As a result, the Global Fund is seeking to recover USD 15,712 of misused funds and will replace NTCP.
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The Global Fund is committed to the highest standards of accountability and responsibility. If you have heard of any instance of inappropriate use of money related to the Global Fund, please report it immediately, here: Report Fraud and Abuse
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