Audit of USAID/India's HIV/AIDS Partnership: Impact through Prevention, Private Sector, and Evidence-Based Programming Project

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/India work with Public Health Foundation of India to conduct a feasibility assessment of all project activities to determine whether the project will meet its goal and, based on the results, amend the cooperative agreement to implement only those activities that are achievable.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/India implement a plan to build the Public Health Foundation of India's capacity to submit comprehensive implementation plans and progress reports for the project that meet the requirements stated in the cooperative agreement.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/India require Public Health Foundation of India to implement a gender monitoring plan, along with gender-sensitive performance indicators, to measure the impact project activities have on gender equality, as stated in the cooperative agreement.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/India require the agreement officer's representative to track all the project's deliverables to validate whether the Public Health Foundation of India complies with all requirements stated in the cooperative agreement.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/India require Public Health Foundation of India to implement an action plan to strengthen its monitoring and evaluation staffing in its field and head offices.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/India conduct a comprehensive data quality assessment on the project to verify its data integrity at Public Health Foundation of India's field office as well as at its head office.

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Recommendation 7

USAID/India require the Public Health Foundation of India to implement a transition plan for the project that includes a comprehensive assessment of all technical support units and state AIDS control societies in the eight focus states and their capacity and readiness for integration.

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Recommendation 8

USAID/India update its April 5, 1999, mission order on management controls and annual FMFIA reviews to include a policy prohibiting the use of any other resources as the replacement for the annual risk assessment of its operations and programs as required by Federal Manager Financial Integrity Act and stated in Office of Management and Budget Circular A-123.

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