Global Fund Points Finger at Locals for Sqandering TB Funds
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is an international financing organisation founded by Bill and Melinda Gates, former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, Amir Attaran and Jeffrey Sachs.
Since it started operation in Nigeria in 2003, it has disbursed $1.1 billion in the fight against the three major diseases; HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis, making its investments in Nigeria one of its biggest.
Premium Times, 15 September 2018
Global Fund, an international donor agency, has accused officials of a Nigerian civil society organisation (CSO) of stealing from money meant for their staff salaries. Read more »
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Daily Trust, 18 September 2018
The Global Fund has accused the Civil Society for the Eradication of Tuberculosis in Nigeria (TB Network) of misappropriating N20, 328, 443 salaries and allowances of employees… Read more »
Guardian, 6 September 2018
There are fresh concerns that every individual living in Nigeria will likely be infected with tuberculosis if swift and adequate responses are not taken. Read more »
Leadership, 5 September 2018
In a bid to stamp out Tuberculosis (TB) by 2030, the federal government has pledged to increase the budget allocation to TB control in the 2019 health budget. Read more »
Vanguard, 3 September 2018
No less than 18 Nigerians die of tuberculosis, TB, every hour totalling 432 deaths daily, according to the World Health Organization, WHO, which ranks Nigeria as having the 2nd… Read more »
Tuberculosis is a disease that kills more people due to a bacterial infection than any other disease in the world. To make major strides, the world needs better interventions, ... Read more »