National Ownership is a cornerstone of the Global Fund principles; in countries where UNDP is the acting Principal Recipient capacity development to enable the handover of the role is a priority. A long-term Capacity Development Plan with the ultimate aim of transition focuses on building the specific PR functions required to implement Global Fund grants successfully, with the ultimate goal of transition.
UNDP works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. UNDP helps countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.
The critical enablers section provides a guide on how to promote and protect Human Rights and Gender Equality and develop Enabling Legal and Policy Environments for all key populations in national HIV, TB and malaria strategies, policies and programmes.
UNDP in partnership with governments, Civil Society Organizations, the Global Fund and other partners supports and strengthens systems for health, including national responses to HIV, Tuberculosis and malaria.