Last Updated

29 Jan 2020

Initiative 5% Request for Proposals: Health systems strengthening and Access to quality health services

The 5% Initiative is France's additional contribution mechanism to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. This call for proposals aims to select projects that complement and / or support Global Fund investments, contributing to building or strengthening systems at all levels (community or national) that are gender-sensitive and to allow populations to access health quality services for vulnerable populations, particularly in the response to the three pandemics. These projects must be catalytic, in other words, they should be capable of changing practices and/or policies.

Eligible projects:

  1. Projects to build the capacity of national or regional actors, including community actors.
  2. Projects to strengthen national procurement and supply management systems for medicines and health products (PSM) as well as strengthening pharmaceutical governance.
  3. Projects supporting reproductive, maternal, child and adolescent health programs and integrated service delivery platforms at all levels of the health system, including at community level.

Eligible criteria:

  1. Be a legal entity with its head office in one of the eligible countries or in France (i.e. be legally registered in an eligible country or in France). International organizations, with the exception of regional organizations, will not be able to lead projects or receive funding.
  2. Be implemented in partnership. Partners must be involved in project design and be responsible for implementing activities;
  3. Project implementation partners must be delegated implementation of the budget;
  4. Include at least one local partner from each implementing country;
  5. Organizations must not have any statutory provisions that exclude Expertise France, or any external auditor appointed by Expertise France, from carrying out on-the-spot checks and inspections and having the relevant rights to access project sites and premises where the project will be carried out, including access to all documents and electronic data concerning the technical and financial management of the project.

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Proposals deadline February 28, 2020.