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 […]

Type: Resources

Category: Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS), Health Financing, Investment, Results-based Financing, UHC

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What is the Global Financing Facility?

Learn about the Global Financing Facility and how it is saving and improving lives and increasing countries’ ability to thrive in the global economy in this short, informative video.

Type: Resources

Category: Health Financing

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Technical Briefing for FP2020: Financing for Family Planning

This Technical Briefing Presentation goes over four main topics: GFF partner countries and goals, Family planning situation in GFF countries, GFF Trust Fund investments in FP, and GFF Replenishment.

Type: Resources

Category: Adolescent Health, Health Financing

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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: Adolescent Health, Civil Society, Health Financing, Maternal and Child Health

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Unhealthy conditions: IMF loan conditionality and its impact on health financing

The International Monetary Fund practice of attaching policy conditions to its loans for crisis-hit countries continues to trigger outrage and protest.This new Eurodad study on conditionality assesses first how intrusive IMF programs are. The report takes a thorough look at the IMF’s conditionality databases, as well as relevant program documents, in order to assess how […]

Type: Resources

Category: Investment

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Pushing the envelope through the Global Financing Facility: Potential impact of mobilizing additional support to scale-up life-saving interventions for women, children and adolescents in 50 high-burden countries

This research study is the first of its kind to estimate the potential impact of increased resources available to improve RMNCAH-N outcomes

Type: Resources

Category: Health Financing

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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 […]

Type: Resources

Category: Family Planning & Contraception, Results-based Financing

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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: Maternal and Child Health, UHC

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Review of the Nigeria RMNCAH+N GFF Investment Case

This Investment Case has laid out monitoring and evaluation framework to track the progress and measure results on the set goals, objectives and targets of the Nigeria RMNCAH+N (GFF) Investment Case.

Type: Resources

Category: Civil Society, Health Financing, Investment

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Wemos Health Unlimited: Critical Review of the GFF in two front-runner countries: Kenya & Tanzania

Wemos, a Dutch global public health civil society organization, offers a critical review of the GFF’s implementation and continuing role in Kenya and Tanzania as of summer 2018.

Type: Resources

Category: Civil Society, Health Financing

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