Global Fund pressures China to engage with civil society groupsBMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d3327 (Published 26 May 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d3327
- Jane Parry
- 1Hong Kong
China has avoided the suspension of its grants from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria after a meeting between the fund and its principal recipient, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Chinese CDC), yielded a commitment to work more closely with civil society organisations and reimburse any funds that have been misspent.
The Global Fund delayed an AIDS grant worth up to $283m (£174m; €200m) to China last November because the Chinese CDC was unable to show a sufficient level of involvement from grassroots organisations working with vulnerable populations.
Jon Lidén, spokesman for the …