Civil Society Engagement in the Global Financing Facility: Analysis and Recommendations
This Civil Society (CS) Engagement Report highlights four key recommendations for strengthening civil society engagement in the GFF: the implementation and tracking of minimum standards for RMNCAH country platforms in GFF countries, the assurance of timely and transparent communications about the GFF and its processes, the establishment and support of platforms for civil society to […]
Category: Civil Society
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 […]
Summary of the one-day PRE-CSO Meeting on Global Financing Facility
This document gives a brief overview of the Pre-CSO Meeting on the GFF in Nairobi, Kenya, on November 16-18th, 2015. It states outcomes of the meeting, lessons learned, and next steps to further CSO engagement to achieve the best results.
Category: Civil Society
Health Sector Transformation Plan: Ethiopia
In the past two decades, the Government of Ethiopia has invested heavily in health system strengthening guided by its pro-poor policies and strategies resulting in significant gains in improving the health status of Ethiopians. Though good trends are observed, the country is still facing a triple burden of diseases consisting of communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases […]
Working with countries to provide Technical Assistance for the development and implementation of the RMNCAH Investment Cases in support of the Global Strategy: Options for Coordinated Approaches
Given the wide range of actors supporting efforts to improve women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health, effective coordination of quality Technical Assistance (TA) at global, regional and country level to support operationalization of the Global Strategy, and the development, implementation and monitoring of RMNCAH investment cases and plans is essential. This paper will focus on 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.
A Promise Renewed: Reproductive Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Sharpened Plan for Uganda
Uganda has developed this evidence-based country plan to address the slow progress on MDG 4&5 targets. The plan examines why the country is making slow progress in attaining the targets; reviews the maternal, newborn and child mortality and morbidity situation in Uganda; sets an agenda for how to accelerate progress; establishes the time horizon for […]