The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria on Thursday denied reports that its suspension of all contracts with two major mosquito net suppliers found to have bribed Cambodian officials would cause a shortage in the worldwide supply of the critical malaria deterrent, but said it could lead to logistical challenges in net delivery. The Global Fund suspended all contracts worldwide with the suppliers, Swiss firm Vestergaard Frandsen and Sumitomo Chemical Singapore, after a two-and-a-half year probe into bribes they paid to Cambodian health officials to secure Global Fund-financed contracts. Together, the two firms supplied approximately half
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