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Expression of Interest: Principal Recipient of Global Fund Grants in Ghana

The CCM is in the process of developing a funding request for submission to the Global Fund by May 25, 2020 for approval and grant-making. For this reason, the CCM requests the expression of interest (EOI) from institutions or organizations as Principal Recipient (PR) for HIV, Tuberculosis, Malaria, health and community systems interventions.

The prospective PR(s) must have strong financial management systems; institutional and programmatic capacity; strong monitoring and evaluation system; procurement and supply management structures.  Selected PR(s) will be subjected to final screening and evaluation by the Local Fund Agent (LFA) of the Global Fund to ensure that it has these minimum capacities to perform the functions. Applicants are informed that an EOI is only an intention and not a commitment for selection by the CCM. The CCM will make a final decision on the selection.

Responsibilities of the PR

The PR shall assume programmatic management responsibility and financial accountability for the Global Fund financed program through the LFA appointed by the Global Fund.  Under the oversight of the CCM, the responsibilities of the PR include:

  1. Receiving and managing the funds from the Global Fund
  2. Overseeing the implementation of programs
  3. Making efficient arrangements for disbursement of funds to sub-recipients
  4. Reporting on results to the Global Fund in accordance with the grant agreement
  5. Reporting to the CCM with programmatic and financial progress up-date.

 Eligibility and selection criteria

Organizations submitting EOIs should preferably have experience in international grant management as per the specified areas of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria, Health systems and community systems strengthening. Interested organisations and institutions must provide information demonstrating that they fulfil the required criteria and have the relevant experience to be nominated as potential PR for the Global Fund grant. The following information must be submitted:

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HIV/TB Oversight Committe visits Central Region

The HIV/TB oversight committee conducted a five working day site visit to some selected health facilities in the Central region. It included interactions with the Central Regional Director of Health Services and Chief Executive Officer of the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital. Others included the Medical Superintendent and or Administrators, Ante-natal care Unit In-Charges, a Task Shifting Officer, Data Officers, Laboratory staff and store personnel.  The WHO HIV, TB & Hepatitis Professional, Dr. Senya Kafui supported the team’s efforts and also with support from the WHO Country Office. 

Read site visit report at http://ccmghana.net/index.php/ccm-documents/2018-2020/oversight/site-visit-reports

Photo credit: Central Regional Health Directorate.

From right to left: Mr. Evans Opata  - HIV/TB OC, Dr. Alexis Nang - Beifubah - CR Direc. of Health Serv., Mr. Benjamin Spears C  - CCM_Global Fund, Dr. Senya Kafui - WHO