Expertise France – Initiative 5%
Led by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and implemented by Expertise France, the French international cooperation agency, the 5% Initiative aims to support beneficiary countries in the design, implementation and monitoring-evaluation of funding allocated by the Global Fund. It provides technical assistance upstream and downstream of allocations, when requested by local structures, and finances projects aiming at strengthening access to and implementation of its grants, improving health systems and supporting civil society actors.
MENA countries eligible for technical assistance:
Technical assistance request form:
UNAIDS offers technical assistance through its Regional Support Teams and/or directly from its country offices. Support is provided either directly by UNAIDS staff or through a network of quality assured technical assistance providers. All requests for technical assistance should be made to the UNAIDS country office.
WHO – STOP TB
The Stop TB Partnership, with initiatives such as TB REACH and the Global Pharmaceutical Service, is a source of technical support and collaboration in areas related to TB control. Its support ranges from strengthening community systems and high-level advocacy to improve case detection, finding missing cases and ensuring the rapid uptake of new TB drugs and regimens. The partnership also provides support for capacity building to establish systems for forecasting, quantification, supply planning and early warning.
The RBM Support Partners Committee to end Malaria coordinates technical support to countries. Provided through consultants and partners, the provided support assists applicants in completing their applications for funding, including the organization of orientation meetings and mock Technical Review Panel meetings for peer review of funding applications, as well as expert review of applications that are in the process of being finalized. Support is tailored to the specific needs of the country, and may include support for the finalization of gap analyses, epidemiological mapping, and information about Global Fund models, frameworks and budgets. In some cases, support is available for in-country consultations during the development of funding proposals.
Eligible MENA countries: Mauritania, Djibouti