This paper highlights actions being taken toward increased ownership and sustainability in fighting the three diseases in Indonesia, the Dominican Republic, Namibia, Nicaragua, South Africa and Sri Lanka.
As illustrated in Friends’ paper, some countries are already transitioning off foreign aid programs. Others are just beginning their journey toward sustainability. In addition to financial co-investment, Steps Toward Sustainability highlights advancements such as health systems strengthening, capacity building and training. These case studies indicate that effective, sustainable models can take many forms depending on what is most effective in a given region.