Addressing critical enablers in national responses to HIV, TB and malaria - during the development and review of national strategic plans and investment cases; the development of Global Fund funding requests and the implementation and evaluation of Global Fund programmes, capacity strengthening, advocacy and action planning - requires:
This section of the Toolkit is designed to help partners to address these critical enablers. It provides introductory information on critical enablers for those developing HIV, TB and malaria funding requests and plans, to explain:
It also provides guidance, case studies, examples, lessons learned, research and links to various resources to support partners to go on to undertake assessments and use country dialogues and consultations to identify the human rights barriers faced by HIV, TB and malaria, including for key populations, and to respond accordingly, including through developing interventions and activities within a strategy, plan or funding request, which:
For more information on understanding and addressing human rights, gender equality and strengthening enabling legal and policy frameworks for HIV, TB and malaria, please see:
The Global Fund’s Applicant Handbook provides detailed guidance on the Global Fund funding request process, including the development and review of national strategies and the role and importance of a participatory country dialogue that includes key populations, to develop a funding request that addresses critical enablers. It also provides information on the various forms of technical assistance and financial support available to address human rights and gender equality during the various steps in the process.
The Global Fund has set aside additional “catalytic funds” to incentivize countries to allocate sufficient funding for priority programs – such as programs to address critical enablers within its funding requests.