Exploring the influence of the Global Fund and the GAVI Alliance on health systems in conflict-affected countries

In by Sauren Stone

ORGANIZATION
Global Fund <b \>
GAVI Alliance <b \>
Academic Journal: Conflict and Health

YEAR PUBLISHED
2014

DESCRIPTION

This study aims to explore the influence of Global Health Initiatives (GHIs) on health systems in conflict-affected countries. It focuses on two leading GHIs, the Global Fund and the GAVI alliance. An analytical review of published literature was used in order to identify evidence on the role of these two GHIs. It was shown that GHIs increasingly invest in conflict-affected countries, which helps speed up development of health systems and human resources in these countries. However, this investment also can lead to the distortion of priorities inside the health systems and burdensome reporting requirements. It is concluded that there is increasing engagement of these two GHIs, but it must be support by context-specific policies.

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