Global Fund Support Linked To Better Governance In LMICs, Study Shows
Georgetown Law’s O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law: Georgetown study shows aid from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria linked to reducing corruption, better governance
“International aid from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria is linked to better governance in low- and middle-income countries, including improved control of corruption, rule of law, and overall development. A study published by Georgetown University researchers challenges critiques of international aid as ‘dead’ and claim short-term benefits are outweighed by harm to governance. The study ‘Governance and Health Aid from the Global Fund: Effects Beyond Fighting Disease’ shows countries receiving more aid from the Global Fund displayed better governance, even after controlling for other factors…” (5/14).