The Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-being for All (SDG3 GAP), established in 2019, brings together 13 multilateral health, development and humanitarian agencies.
Its goal is to help countries accelerate progress on the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets, through a set of commitments to strengthen collaboration across the agencies to take joint action and provide more coordinated and aligned support to country owned and led national plans and strategies.
The SDG3 GAP is a platform for improving collaboration among the biggest players in global health, with specific but complementary mandates. Under the SDG3 GAP, agencies commit to aligning their ways of working to provide more streamlined support to countries and reduce inefficiencies. Although referred to as a “global” plan, the added value of the SDG3 GAP lies in coordinated support, action and progress in countries.
Under the Global Action Plan, there are several working groups, called the “Accelerators”. The progress on these accelerators is reported every year through the Global Action Plan Progress Report. WHO, World Bank, Gavi, and the Global Fund are co-leads for the Sustainable Financing for Health Accelerator (SFHA). The participating agencies are committed to:
This event will bring all the country, regional and global level health financing focal points working for Asia to take stock of: