Former Malian Health Minister Indicted In Case About Misuse Of Global Fund Donations
Oumar Ibrahim Toure, a former Malian health minister, "has been indicted for his role over the misuse of donor funds to fight malaria and tuberculosis in the poor West African nation, Mali's supreme court said in a statement" on Thursday, Reuters reports. "Seven other people including senior staffs of the health ministry have been arrested and GAVI has said the government of Mali had promised to reimburse the total amount to GAVI," the news service writes. Toure "was in court but not asked to plead" (Diallo/Felix, 6/3).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.