Global Fund approves grants for HIV, TB and Malaria

August 1, 2017 12:24 pm
A health official tests for malaria, a disease that killed more than 400,000 people worldwide in 2015, with most of the deaths occurring in sub-Saharan Africa/AFP-File

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 1 – The Global Fund Technical Review Panel has approved Kenya’s Funding request for $335,631,852, which was submitted on May 23 this year.

Kenya’s funding application was found to be technically sound and strategically focused.

The panel also recommended that Kenya proceeds with the grant making process.

The revelation was made Tuesday at a special KCM meeting chaired by the Health Principal Secretary, Julius Korir. In attendance was the Global Fund Country Team lead by John Ochero.

Korir commended the Kenya country team which was involved in the fund application and proposal writing process for a job well done.

He also assured Kenyans benefitting from services supported by the Global fund grants that access to services and supplies will not be interrupted by the electioneering process.


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