Family Planning and The Global Financing Facility: Current Evidence and a Learning Agenda

To understand the current role of the GFF and inform its next steps to best fulfill this mandate, this note takes stock of our collective knowledge on inclusion of contraception in HBPs; incorporation of FP in country RMNCAH-N investment cases and corresponding World Bank projects; and GFF influence over government and donor resource allocation for cost-effective FP services. It concludes with a research agenda to guide future policy.

Type: Resources

Category: Family Planning & Contraception, Health Financing

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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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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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The GFF in Tanzania: A Brief Summary

This fact sheet focuses on the Global Financing Facility (GFF) in Tanzania. Wemos’ fact sheet on the GFF explains the general functioning of this health financing model supporting countries in reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child, and adolescent health and nutrition (RMNCAH+N). Tanzania was among the four front runner countries where GFF country consultations started in 2015 and is now in its third year of implementation since May 2015.

Type: Resources

Category: Civil Society

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The GFF in Uganda: A Brief Summary

This fact sheet focuses on the Global Financing Facility (GFF) in Uganda. Wemos’ fact sheet on the GFF explains the general functioning of this health financing model supporting countries in reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child, and adolescent health and nutrition (RMNCAH+N). Uganda was selected in the second round of GFF in 2016 (2nd phase country).

Type: Resources

Category: Civil Society

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The GFF in Malawi: A Brief Summary

This fact sheet gives an overview on the Global Financing Facility (GFF) in Malawi from an independent perspective expressing concern for consideration by both civil society and the GFF as the process unfolds. Wemos’ fact sheet on the GFF explains the general functioning of this health financing model supporting countries in reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child, and adolescents health and nutrition (RMNCAH+N).

Type: Resources

Category: Civil Society

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The GFF in Kenya: A Brief Summary

This fact sheet focuses on the Global Financing Facility (GFF) in Kenya. Wemos’ fact sheet on the GFF explains the general functioning of this health financing model supporting countries in reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child, and adolescents health and nutrition (RMNCAH+N).

Type: Resources

Category: Civil Society

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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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