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.



Sustainable 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.


UNDP and Health

Global Fund Process

The Global Fund Funding Model is designed to assist countries in achieving maximum impact. It is based on the active engagement of all stakeholders involved in the response to the diseases, based on countries national strategic plans



Global Fund Actors

The Global Fund purpose is to raise, manage and disburse additional funding to countries to support them in their fight against the three diseases. The partnership model of the Global Fund rests on certain core structures at a global level and at a country level.




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.

Critical Enablers


UNDP working in partnership with government, Civil Society Organizations, the Global Fund and partners, jointly measures the impact of investments in health in different ways, including how many lives are saved, and the rate of decline in HIV, TB and malaria.