Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents: A Case Study in Kenya

In 2014, the Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents (GFF) was announced, targeting countries with the highest burden of maternal and child mortality. The aim of the funding is to ensure targeted efforts toward interventions that will reduce preventable maternal, newborn, child and adolescent deaths and improve their overall health, leading to a better quality […]

Type: Resources

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The GFF’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents (GFF) is committed to doing its part to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Guided by its core mission to ensure sustainable health financing and improve reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent health and nutrition outcomes, the GFF is currently supporting 36 countries scale up access to […]

Type: News

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Small Grants to Support Civil Society Advocacy and Accountability Announced

Awards totaling nearly $600,000 to improve women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health made to civil society coalitions in nine countries. Management Sciences for Health (MSH), the Global Financing Facility (GFF), and the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (PMNCH) are pleased to announce the recipients of the first round of funding from the Small Grants […]

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Africa Human Capital Plan: Powering Africa’s Potential Through Its People

This presentation outlines the basics of the Human Capital Plan in Africa. It explains why the plan is so important for Africa in reaching RMNCAH goals as well as other human rights goals, and outlines how the World Bank will work with governments and partners to support countries in seven main ways.

Type: Resources

Category: Adolescent Health, Family Planning & Contraception

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Spotlight on GFF in Liberia: What GFF Does and What it Pays

The Liberia Spotlight on the GFF serves as an advocacy tool that provides simple and useful information about the GFF in Liberia, aimed at supporting Liberia Health CSOs’ Network to actively engage in the GFF process and monitor its performance. The Spotlight is developed through rigorous analysis of the Liberia RMNCAH Investment Case and GFF […]

Type: Resources

Category: Adolescent Health, Adolescent Health, Adolescent Health, Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS), Investment

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ANNOUNCEMENT: GFF and WCAH* Small Grants Mechanism Host Organization Identified

This document announces the GFF and WCAH Small Grants Mechanism’s identification of a host organization, Management Sciences for Health. It also explains a call for proposals for the Small Grants Mechanism that will be launched in coming weeks, aimed towards civil society coalitions.

Type: Resources

Category: Health Financing

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GFF Ecosystem Infographic

Ecosystem infographic map for the GFF as well as for Every Woman Every Child (EWEC), Universal Health Coverage (UHC), and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Type: Resources

Category: Civil Society, UHC

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Mind the Funding Gap: Who is Paying the Health Workers?

This paper presents a case for the need to increase financial resources for health workers in Malawi. It also addresses key messages to the various actors supporting human resources for health in the country, highlighting the challenges in achieving Sustainable Development Goals and universal health coverage and suggesting ways to tackle these challenges.

Type: Resources

Category: UHC

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ANNOUNCEMENT: GFF and WCAH* Small Grants Mechanism

This document announces the GFF Civil Society Coordinating Group’s plan to start a new small grants opportunity, aimed to improve outcomes for women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health (WCAH), by supporting better-coordinated civil society efforts to engage in national processes and programs, with particular focus on the GFF.

Type: Resources

Category: Civil Society, Civil Society, Health Financing

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