The Niger health system weakness was exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. This was not unlike than other countries around the world. Hence Niger has committed to achieve all necessitating reforms. This will include a more sustainable health financing, improved partner coordination and alignment, among others.

Taking this into consideration, the Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-being for All or SDG3 GAP agencies agreed that a what is needed is a working coordination framework for health development. As a result, Gavi, the Global Fund, the World Bank, the Global Fund for Women, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the International Labor Organization, and the World Health Organization have stepped up their collaboration with the health development partners group within countries. They are now co-financing a new P4H in-country focal point to support and facilitate health financing coordination and action research with government leadership and support. The P4H network is made up of a diverse group of worldwide partners.

In January 2022, Gavi transferred its facilitator role to the P4H focal point. This creates the groundwork for more coordinated support for the country’s ambitious aim for UHC.

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