The GFF at Five: Time for a Change?

The Global Financing Facility (GFF) was initiated in 2015 to contribute to filling the existing financing gap to implement the United Nations’ “Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016–2030)”, with the objectives of ending preventable deaths and achieving a better quality of life for women, children, and adolescents in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). It is time to take stock of how the GFF has been operating at global and country level, how it has been governed and whether it has achieved its objectives.

Type: Resources

Category: Civil Society, Health Financing

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Assessment of the Status and Effectiveness of National Multistakeholder Country Platforms Used to Implement the Global Financing Facility

This assessment provides a detailed analysis of the existence and status of the Global Financing Facility multistakeholder country platforms in terms of their effectiveness and functionality in providing strategic coordination of stakeholders and funding sources for reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition country investment cases.

Type: Resources

Category: Health Financing, Investment

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World Bank Trust Funds and the Case of the GFF: Time for a Refresh?

The objective of this fact sheet is to open conversation on the Global Financing Facility’s governance and financing structure. Our guiding question is whether the Global Financing Facility, in its current set-up as a Multi-Donor Trust Fund, is fit-for-purpose, or whether it would benefit from a change towards a Financial Intermediary Fund.

Type: Resources

Category: Health Financing

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Global Action Plan Signatory Agencies back Ghana’s Health Financing Reforms

Ghana, one of nine of the new GFF countries added in 2019, recently held a Health Financing Forum from November 25-27th. The GFF was present at this forum, which focused on Sustainable Health Financing for Universal Health Coverage, where key priorities for the revision of the National Health Financing Strategy and Implementation Plan were discussed.

Type: News

Category: Health Financing

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Comparative Analysis of the GFF: Enhancing inclusivity, transparency and accountability

An in-depth comparative analysis of the Global Financing Facilities across seven participating countries: Cote d’Ivoire, Guatemala, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Uganda.

Type: Resources

Category: Civil Society, Domestic Resource Mobilization, Health Financing

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Tanzania One Plan II Infographic

This informative infographic goes into depth about the GFF in Tanzania in an easy to read manner. It focuses on why Tanzania needs the GFF, basics of what the GFF is, the finances and funding including the One Plan II, and the expected impact of the GFF in the future towards RMNCAH+N goals.

Type: Resources

Category: Health Financing, Investment

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Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) & GFF Performance Scorecard: Nigeria

This bi-annual scorecard supports in-country civil society organizations, relevant stakeholders and interested members of the National Steering Committee of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) to regularly
monitor the performance of the BHCPF and GFF in Nigeria.

Type: Resources

Category: Health Financing, Investment

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Building an Investment Case for RMNCAH+N in Malawi

This presentation gives an in-depth explanation into the process of forming an Investment Case, and while being specifically aimed towards Malawi, provides information for any present or future GFF Country.

Type: Resources

Category: Health Financing, Investment

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Global Financing Facility Welcomes New Director

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents (GFF) welcomed Dr. Muhammad Pate as the GFF’s new director to lead and develop the strategic direction of the GFF as it expands to a total of 50 countries by 2023.

Type: News

Category: Health Financing

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Canada Announces CAD$150 Million in New Funding for the Global Financing Facility

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, the Government of Canada announced an additional CAD$150 million in new funding for the Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents (GFF). This funding is a new multi-year commitment to the GFF Trust Fund for the period 2020 to 2022, in addition to CAD$50 million in funds announced at the […]

Type: News

Category: Health Financing

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