November 9, 2023
The Global Fund’s Unique Contribution to Universal Health Coverage and Stronger Health Systems
A Review of the Evidence and Future Opportunities
Our new report offers a comprehensive analysis of the Global Fund’s unique role in building the critical systems needed to achieve Universal Health Coverage—a vision for all individuals to have access to a full range of quality health services in a timely manner, without incurring financial hardship.
This analysis explores the Global Fund and its role in Universal Health Coverage by looking at the partnership’s work in 10 distinct health systems areas. It reviews the Global Fund’s overall approach in each area and provides numerous country examples.
Investment through the Global Fund is not the only pathway to Universal Health Coverage, but this analysis suggests it will be an indispensable partner in achieving this goal.
Given its dramatic success in fighting AIDS, TB and malaria; its track record of investing in cross-cutting systems; and its unique model emphasizing results, equity and engagement, the Global Fund should play a central role in global efforts to achieve access to quality health services for all.