Advertisement

The Alignment Dialogue: GAVI and its Engagement with National Governments in Health Systems Strengthening

  • Peter S. Hill
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Abstract

In December 2005 the Board of the GAVI Alliance (GAVI) marked a substantial broadening of the scope of its funding by opening a new ‘window’ for health systems strengthening (HSS) initiatives (GAVI Alliance, 2005). For a partnership barely five years old, created with a mandate to improve available vaccines and immunisation rates, this was a radical paradigm shift. Subsequent developments – not least the proposal for a partnership between the GAVI Alliance, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (Global Fund), and the World Bank to establish a major funding platform for HSS – suggest that GAVI’s decision to engage the health system as a whole may anticipate significant changes in approaches to health development and global health governance.

Keywords

Paris Principle Global Fund Immunisation Coverage Partner Country Gross National Income 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Peter S. Hill 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter S. Hill

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations