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February 2, 2011

Tough on truth

Nature : Nature Publishing Group: "'Fraud plagues global health fund,' screamed the title of an article published last month by the Associated Press ...

"The reputation of the fund — which by its own estimates saved more than 4.9 million lives by 2009 — has been unfairly tarnished, and its fund-raising efforts perhaps hampered at a time when the economic crisis is already making donors reconsider the size of their contributions.

When it comes to being transparent over problems of corruption in recipient countries the Global Fund has been far better than most aid donors or agencies"