GFF Portfolio Update
This paper provides an update on the GFF country portfolio as of April 2019. It outlines implementation progress, as well as a description of how the GFF is supporting key areas such as health systems strengthening, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition (RMNCAH+N), sexual reproductive health and rights and civil registration and vital […]
Strategic Purchasing to Support Voluntarism, Informed Choice, Quality and Accountability in Family Planning: Lessons from Results-Based Financing
This guidance document concentrates on strategic purchasing systems that conditionally link a portion of payment to health facilities and their supervisors with the attainment of pre-specified family planning outputs or outcomes. It argues that these types of systems aim to motivate and hold providers and supervisors accountable for providing high-quality voluntary family planning services. It […]
Health Sector Strategic Plan II (2017-2022): Malawi
The Health Sector Strategic Plan II (HSSP II) 2017-2022 is the health sector’s medium term strategic plan outlining objectives and activities and guiding resources over the period 2017-2022, and serves as the Investment Case for Malawi. It succeeds the HSSP I (2011-2016). The goal of the HSSP II is to achieve universal health coverage of […]
Category: Abortion, Adolescent Health, Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS), Civil Society, Family Planning & Contraception, Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition, Private Sector, Results-based Financing, UHC
Results Measurement: Third Investors Group Meeting
This paper presents the GFF’s approach to providing guidance to countries on results measurement. The proposed approach is based on the recently-released “Indicator and Monitoring Framework for the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016-2030)”, which was developed through a process led by the World Health Organization. The paper also outlines the GFF’s […]
Global Financing Facility: where will the funds come from?
This short piece was written from the perspective of GFF partners in the Investors Group, and is a response to a World Report by Ann Danaiya Usher on November 7th, 2015. It serves to clarify exactly how the GFF works in terms of funding and goals, which differentiates it from other health funds, refuting the […]
Concept Note: A Global Financing Facility in Support of Every Woman Every Child
This Concept Note was created before the creation of the GFF, and outlines a proposal for a Global Financing Facility for RMNCAH. In doing so, it argues that a GFF in support of Every Woman Every Child can help drive the transformative change needed to prepare the road to convergence on RMNCAH.