Optimizing Global Fund proposals to promote women's and children's health

Conclusion & Sources


A triple return on MDG investments

There is potential to expand the impact of Global Fund investments to improve the health of women and children even further within the existing mandate and framework. An integrative approach to the health MDGs is also consistent with the UN Secretary-General’s Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health,13 which builds on the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (CARMMA) and other related initiatives, and offers a triple return on investments by improving progress towards MDGs 4, 5 and 6.


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