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Support to the development of a Programme for Action on Global Health

Financer:
European Commission (EC)
Country:
Global
Field of Expertise:
Health Policy and Governance; Policy, Governance, System; Health Policy / Policy Dialogue / Governance / Legal framework
Narrative description of project:
The objective of the consultancy was to provide technical advisory services to the EC DEVCO B4 Health Unit in developing a Programme for Action on Global Health (PfAGH) for the period 2014-2020.
The PfA GH focuses on two main actions:
a) Increasing the impact of EU Aid; proposing actions to increase the impact of EU cooperation with developing countries towards the goal of achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC); and
b) Selected Thematic actions for which EU cooperation with developing countries could have the greatest impact with a view of achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
Description of services provided:
hera developed a number of concept papers for EC DEVCO B4 through document review, policy review, web search and interviews, resulting in the following outputs:
1. Increasing the impact of EU Aid:
A. More effective EU coordination for global health
B. Coordinated participation in Global Health Initiatives (GHIs)
C. Increased EU capacity in global health
D. An increased evidence base for global health

2. Thematic actions:
A. Cross-cutting actions
B. Health Financing
C. Human Resources for Health
D. Pharmaceutical sector
E. Private sector
F. Intersectoral Action

EU DEVCO B4 used the concept papers in further developing strategic actions and setting up the Health Advisory services to further support to B4.