The Ministry of Health on Sunday denied any knowledge that former staff implicated in a new report had compromised more than $12 million in health sector grants or taken hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes, and said all parties involved in the contracts were responsible—except the ministry itself. On Friday, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria released the damning results of a monthslong investigation implicating unnamed health officials in taking more than $400,000 in bribes to manipulate lucrative contracts, most of them for mosquito nets. Though the report does not name the officials, it
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