Presentation on theme: "Elaine Ireland Global Health Advocacy Officer, International HIV/AIDS Alliance Rome, 9 th February Delivering Effective Aid for Health: International Health."— Presentation transcript:
Elaine Ireland Global Health Advocacy Officer, International HIV/AIDS Alliance Rome, 9 th February Delivering Effective Aid for Health: International Health Partnership & related initiatives (IHP+) www.actionforglobalhealth.eu
A renewed effort to support countries in achieving the health-related MDGs (1c, 4, 5, 6) Through a single harmonized in-country implementation effort With scaled-up financial, technical and institutional support for health MDGs Delivering on commitments made in the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness and the Accra Agenda for Action What is the IHP+?
Benin + Burkina Faso + Burundi Cambodia Ethiopia Ghana + Kenya Madagascar Mali Mozambique Nepal Niger + Nigeria Rwanda ++ Uganda ++ Zambia African Development Bank Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation European Commission GAVI Global Fund UNAIDS UNDP UNFPA UNICEF WHO The World Bank Civil Society: ACOSHED Treatment Action Movement Treatment Action Group Action for Global Health Australia Canada Finland France Germany Italy Portugal The Netherlands Norway United Kingdom Who is in the IHP+ ?
IHP+ Country Compacts Improved Outcomes for MDGs 1b, 4, 5, & 6 Scaling Up Effective Coverage Existing country mechanisms Development Partners Bilaterals/ multilaterals Civil Society Donors H8 Agencies One costed, results-oriented national health plan and budget Inter-agency country health sector teams Long-term, predictable financing One common M&E and mutual accountability framework Country Compact Fix health Systems bottlenecks One common review process/ validation Country Ownership
2 country compacts signed –Ethiopia –Mozambique Significant financing gaps High Level Task Force on Innovative International Financing for Health Systems Progress in civil society engagement Progress on IHP+
Opportunities: –Civil Society representatives –Country level engagement Challenges: –Coordination –Representation –Value added or impediment to progress Civil Society in the IHP+
1.Improve how development partners and developing countries work to implement the country compacts and expand the partnership to other countries and partners 2.Ensure a joint process for in-country assessment of national health and HIV/AIDS plans and strategies 3.Accelerate progress by development partners on realising the behaviour changes set out in the global and country compacts, in line with Paris Declaration and Accra Agenda for Action 4.Establish a robust framework for mutual accountability 5.Support civil society engagement at all levels 6.Harmonize procurement policies IHP+ Ministerial Review: Six ‘Bold Actions’
Reaffirmation of need to maintain funding commitments Highlighted importance of securing more effective, predictable and additional resources to achieve the health MDGs New signatories: Rwanda & Uganda Agreed six ‘bold actions’ IHP+ Ministerial Review
Maintaining focus on all health-related MDGs Ensuring behaviour change Understanding mutual accountability Demonstrating results Turning the rhetoric into action Sustaining donor interest Filling the financing gaps IHP+ : Challenges that remain