Publication: Case Study on the Africa Medical Equipment Facility (Kenya)
Wemos (The Netherlands) is pleased to share with you a joint case study that it conducted together with Akina Mama wa Afrika (Uganda). We analysed the Africa Medical Equipment Facility (AMEF), a relatively new blended finance facility rolled out in Kenya since 2021, which is carried out by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and is […]
Voice, agency, empowerment – handbook on social participation for universal health coverage
In response to requests from Member States and the recommendations of the Taskforce on WHO-CSO engagement, WHO, UHC2030, the Governance Collaborative, and the UHC Partnership recently released a handbook.
Gavi, the Global Financing Facility, and the Global Fund in the Global Health Architecture
This document aims to clarify mandates, common principles, and approaches, and proposes concrete areas for intensified collaboration across the three organizations, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance (Gavi), the Global Financing Facility, and the Global Fund.
Opinion: Unlocking UHC via country leadership, financing, and primary health care
The Global Financing Facility explains why primary health care is the arrowhead for transforming health systems and laying a strong foundation for countries to achieve UHC — in an equitable and progressive way.
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 […]
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).
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.
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
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 […]