With a High-Level Meeting on universal health coverage (UHC) scheduled for 23 September 2019, the day before the United Nations General Assembly begins, the United Nations could intensify the global movement toward a health-systems approach offering comprehensive basic coverage that is funded by domestic governments.
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Global Fund Advocates Network publishes new concept note on sustainable financing for health advocacy
A new report from the Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN) proposes a broadly framed approach to advocacy for financing priorities across all health issues related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), taking as a starting point the interdependence of the health and development goals within the SDGs.
Global Fund Head of Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health describes evolution in the approach to health systems strengthening
Viviana Mangiaterra, Head of Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health at the Global Fund since 2014, spent most of her career working in the field of maternal and child health services at the WHO and later at the World Bank. Hired to conceptualize the Global Fund’s commitment to health system strengthening, she designed the tools and framework that underpin the RSSH pillar of the 2017–2020 strategy.
Global Fund launches "promise to all 7-year-olds" call to action, to end epidemics of AIDS, TB and malaria by 2030
“We want to make a promise to you. Not a promise we can keep today, but a promise you can count on when you turn 18.”
Thus begins the ‘open letter’ from the Global Fund – signed by a large number of high-profile artists and athletes – to 7-year-olds everywhere, who will be 18 in 2030, the target date of the Sustainable Development Goals.
African governments must increase domestic funding for malaria in the face of reduced Global Fund allocations
There has been significant progress towards malaria elimination in sub-Saharan Africa.