South Sudan is set to become a member of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria starting Aug. 15, the newly independent country said on its official website.
The Global Fund’s Country Coordinating Mechanism – South Sudan briefed its new members July 5 about the role of the coordinating mechanism in overseeing Global Fund money awarded to recipient countries.
Country coordinating mechanisms in Global Fund recipient countries comprise of key stakeholders in the national response to HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. The body does not manage Global Fund financing but is in charge of drafting and submitting funding proposals and supervising grant implementation, among other oversight functions.
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