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Global Fund Board Supports Recommendations of Independent Review Panel, Will Implement "Wide-Reaching Reforms"

September 29, 2011

"The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria approved an action plan Monday in response to recommendations made recently by the High-Level Independent Review Panel on Fiduciary Controls and Oversight Mechanism (HLP)," the Center for Global Health Policy's "Science Speaks" blog reports, adding, "The board stated that it accepts the underlying analysis made by the panel and that it 'presents a compelling case for a rapid and urgent transformation of the Global Fund.'"

While the panel's report "included high praise for the broad impact of the Fund" and "noted its impressive record in terms of lives saved," it "said the Fund is more vulnerable than has been acknowledged by its leaders, and the Fund must 'reform itself to remain relevant,'" according to the blog (Bryden, 9/28). According to the

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