The Indus Hospital on Saturday dismissed all media studies relating to a discontinuation of grants to it by The Global Fund.
In a press release, CEO Abdul Bari Khan mentioned that the information studies “published in the media are misleading, exaggerated and not based on facts”.
“The Office of Inspector General (OIG) carries out audits to ensure compliance in relation to good practices,” the assertion mentioned.
At instances there are specific procedures and associated bills which can require vital explanations based mostly on floor realities, the assertion mentioned, including that these observations about procedures or bills are to not be “interpreted as a fraud”.
The hospital mentioned that the OIG’s issued draft highlighted sure points associated to procedures adopted by TIH “duly approved by The Global Fund Pakistan country team”.
“The report published in media is still in draft form and yet to reflect the feedback of various stakeholders including the Government of Pakistan,” it claimed.
The assertion mentioned that media studies additionally claimed that The Global Fund has discontinued all its grants to TIH.
“This information is also not true as TIH continues to be the principal recipient of The Global Fund grants in Pakistan with an increase of scope (from 18 to 36 districts) and budget,” it mentioned.
Since 2007 TIH has been one of many main names in managing TB programmes from its personal sources, the assertion mentioned.
In 2011, Indus grew to become sub-recipient of The Global Fund TB grant. As a results of Indus’s excellent efficiency, it was awarded the Principal recipient function of The Global Fund TB grant in 2016, the assertion added.