06 December 2021
An audit by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) finds that the Global Fund has taken appropriate steps to reduce COVID-19’s impact on procurement and to make sure that health products continue to be available for grant implementers. However, better quantification and forecasting are needed to improve delivery lead times and prevent delays. Performance reporting also needs to be revisited to ensure that the methodology used provides a more comprehensive picture of the cash savings made.
The main findings of the report are summarized below: