The Lancet Examines Global Fund Tactic To Recover Misused Money From Countries Failing To Reimburse
The Lancet: Global Fund plays hard ball on corruption
“Called the approach of last resort, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has introduced a new measure that punishes countries for failing to reimburse money owed to the organization. The move involves deducting funds from new grants in an amount equivalent to double that which a country owes. Over the past year, the approach has been used in cases where it has been impossible for the Global Fund to recover misused money despite extensive efforts over several years…” (Usher, 1/16).