Global Fund pulls grants from mismanaging countries

Wakabi, Wairagala
January 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/30/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 3, p311
Academic Journal
The article reports on the rejection of applications from a number of African countries on the report of mismanagement of funds provided by the Global Fund to Fight Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS (GF). Countries such as Kenya, Uganda and Togo are going to badly hit by this step. It is believed that freezing of the grant will adversely affect the programs run to control the spread of the virus. The GF helps in providing antiretroviral treatment to AIDS patients world wide.


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