DFID: Multilateral Aid Review (MAR) update confirms GAVI as a highly effective organisation

DFID:  Multilateral Aid Review (MAR) update confirms GAVI as a highly effective organisation
Geneva, 18 July 2013 – The UK Department for International Development (DFID) today confirmed that the GAVI Alliance remains a highly effective organisation that is making progress on areas for improvement highlighted by the UK. DFID’s follows the 2011 MAR which found GAVI to be “very good value for money for UK aid”. The MAR update enables the UK Government to assess international organisations on progress made against the reforms proposed in the 2011 MAR. Progress made in all areas for reform “demonstrates GAVI’s on-going commitment to improvement,” DFID said. The MAR update also found that GAVI provides “highly cost-effective health interventions” and has “effective financial oversight” of its programmes.