In New York on 22 September 2019, WACI Health , Rwanda NGOs Forum , IMRO , GFAN Africa , and the Global Fund organized an engaging panel discussion themed: ‘Domestic Resource Mobilization and sustainable Health Financing in Africa’ which was held on the side lines of the High Level Meeting on Universal Healthcare Coverage (UHC).
This side event joined in the worldwide discussions around achieving sustainable financing for UHC in Africa through increased domestic resources for health.
According to the 2019 Investment Case for the Global Fund , a successful 6th Replenishment of the Global Fund will spur US $46 billion in domestic resources from implementing countries towards ending the epidemics of HIV, TB, and malaria, as well as strengthening health systems.
As part of GFAN’s discussions with the Global Fund after the launch of the 6th Replenishment Investment case, the Global Fund Secretariat provided some further details about the domestic resource numbers and analysis in the Investment Case.
March 2019 GFS Domestic Financing one pager with Annex Download
There is a need for sustainable transition to domestic funding, ensuring that TB and HIV programmes will be effectively continued, and more importantly scaled up, after the withdrawal of international donors, with national governments taking the responsibility and ownership of the response. Transition is a complex process and demands significant structural adjustments, effective planning, implementation and monitoring. All this requires long-term planning, as well as additional and more effective use of resources
This is why TBEC is publishing a comprehensive position paper that outlines the main challenges that needs to be taken into account when countries are transitioning, with concrete examples about what happens when countries are not able or not ready to take over from external donor support, causing negative impacts on the TB response.
This report by Aidspan and APMGlobal Health provides recommendations for countries transitioning from Global Fund and other funding partner support. The authors suggest that transitions need to be based on three sets of principles: (1) transparency and predictability; (2) good practice; and (3) human rights. The section on transparency and predictability describes the need for systematic transition criteria, publicly available transition schedules, and coordinated donor decisions. In the section on good practice, the paper explains the need for adequate time, high-level country commitment, country ownership of the process, and built-in monitoring and evaluation. The section on human rights discusses how transitions can protect and promote human rights by maintaining and expanding access to essential HIV services for key populations. This is done through creating funding mechanisms for NGOs and inc...
Report on the results of the “Technical consultation on transition to domestic funding of HIV and TB responses and their programatic sustainability in EECA” which took place in Istanbul on 21-22 of July 2015 and was organized by the Global Fund together with EHRN. This report includes the presentation of Transition and Sustainability Principles and Draft Framework for Transition to Sustainability developed as an outcome of this consultation.