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Ccih2019 usaid-tb


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This presentation explores USAID's efforts to accelerate progress to end Tuberculosis (TB), the Global Accelerator to End TB, and how the agency is working with local organizations to fight TB.

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Ccih2019 usaid-tb

  1. 1. 1 It’s Time to Accelerate Progress to End Tuberculosis Cheri Vincent, TB Division Chief, Office of Infectious Diseases
  2. 2. USAID TB Funding Trends 1998–2019 2 10 15 22 56 78 74 84 93 91 92 162 176 249238 256 232243242240244 265 306 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 Pre-… 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 $USmillions 2 USAID Programmatic Data*2019 assumes $4 million from ESF for Afghanistan
  3. 3. • Announced by Administrator Green at the UNGA in September 2018 • Part of USAID New Acquisition and Assistance Strategy and Journey to Self-Reliance • Will leverage additional resources from countries, private sector partners, and other local organizations: – To meet the UN target of treating 40 million people by 2022 – To better align with local communities and partners to deliver performance-based results towards the global target – To ensure USAID is fighting to end TB effectively and efficiently 3 USAID Global Accelerator to End Tuberculosis The USAID Global TB Accelerator focuses on locally- generated solutions that tailor our TB diagnosis, treatment and prevention response to the needs of people and communities, while addressing stigma and
  4. 4. 4 Global TB Accelerator Dashboard
  5. 5. • Sept 2018: Administrator’s announcement of Accelerator: “USAID will work directly with nearly 50 local entities within TB priority countries to provide accessible services, resulting in increased diagnosis and treatment success rates.” • December 2018: USAID A&A Strategy – First guiding principle is Diversifying the Partner Base “The concentration of our portfolio in so few hands does not adequately serve the Agency, our partners, our beneficiaries, or U.S. taxpayers. We commit to shifting this trend by engaging new partners and investing more holistically in local entities, as well as locally established partners that catalyze resources toward partner countries’ Journey to Self-Reliance.” • Specific reference to partnership with local organizations including FBOs on TB in the Administration’s FY2020 budget request, and again in recent Administrator testimony at Congressional budget hearing. • In line with these priorities, the LON APS is an opportunity to facilitate missions to reach their goals for the TB Accelerator and USAID JTSR more broadly, by creating a fast track mechanism for direct partnerships with local organizations including FBOs to implement locally-generated solutions to improve TB services while empowering local stakeholders in TB priority countries. • International NGOs and FBOs have a role with working with sub-recipients to strengthen and complement their capacity. 5 TB Local Organization Network Funding Opportunity
  6. 6. 6 Global TB Accelerator: Local Organizations Network Response
  7. 7. 7 https:// areas/tuberculosis @usaidghUSAIDG H Thank you!
  8. 8. U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative 8
  9. 9. Goal: Further reduce malaria deaths and substantially decrease malaria morbidity towards the long-term goal of elimination Objective 1 Reduce malaria mortality by one-third from 2015 levels in PMI focus countries Objective 2 Reduce malaria morbidity in PMI focus countries by 40% from 2015 levels Objective 3 Assist at least five PMI focus countries to meet the WHO criteria for national or sub-national pre-elimination Shared Vision: A World Without Malaria 9
  10. 10. ITNs IRS Case Management IPTp SMC Supply Chain and Health Systems Strengthening Social and Behavior Change Communication Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation Operational Research PMI Supports Investments in Proven Malaria Interventions and Cross-cutting Activities
  11. 11. Vital Role of FBOs in Achieving PMI’s goals We recognize that as countries continue to make progress towards malaria elimination, the work of faith-based organizations (FBOs) will become even more vital in reaching hard to reach communities. FBOs embody local ownership, capacity building, and sustainability. Their roots often extend to the deepest levels of societies. Religious leaders, along with their well-established networks of volunteers and community groups, play pivotal roles in promoting and sustaining positive changes in the social norms, attitudes, and behaviors of their communities, which affect malaria elimination outcomes. And, in many of PMI’s partner countries faith-based organizations provide malaria treatment services at health facilities they own. Thus, PMI wants to engage FBOs to facilitate greater partnership in, as well as ownership of, malaria control efforts at the community level.
  12. 12. Resources Available To find the MOPs: 1. Go to 2. Under the Resource Library, select “MOPs”. 3. Search by country and fiscal year.. The PMI website contains information about how and where we work, recent news, information about our partners, and past and present malaria operational plans (MOPs).
  13. 13. Thank You!