In order to audit the usage of funds released to the allied agencies of the Global Fund in Ghana. Twenty-eight members from the office of the Inspector General of the Global Fund would reach the country next month.
The Global Fund, ever since its inception in the year 2002 has assisted Ghana by providing millions of dollars of money in aid to combat many fatal diseases affecting the country. The Global Fund has contributed money amounting to $300million to Ghana in order to assist the country with its malarial control program.
The country has also received funds amounting to $200million for HIV and AIDS control, apart from funding worth $47million for tuberculosis. The funds that have been availed by Ghana are in relation to the Ghana AIDS Commission, the National Malaria Control Programme and the National TB Control Programme.
These bodies further divided money to other agencies in the country that helped in the disbursement and the proper usage of the money. The announcement related to the arrival of auditors next month was made by Mr. Frank Boateng, the Country Chairman, Coordinating Mechanism of the Global Fund, while speaking at the Third Civil Society Health forum.
The forum is held on an annual basis and has been since the year 2008, it is sponsored by the Kingdom of Netherlands and UNAIDS. It also sees the participation of non-governmental organizations across the country.
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