Country Coordinating Mechanism

Positioning

The Global Fund encourages all countries to build on their national structures, wherever possible, and to position Country Coordinating Mechanisms and/or their functions within existing health platforms to centrally coordinate health programs and policies. Positioning is a pathway to sustainable health governance, aimed at a progressive alignment of Country Coordinating Mechanism core principles with national institutions. The positioning pathway is composed of three steps that may vary depending on the country context:

Positioning pathway

Guidance

Positioning guidance highlights the role of the Country Coordinating Mechanism in contributing to sustainable health governance at the highest level responsible for multipartner and multisectorial development planning in a country. COVID-19’s impact on HIV, TB and malaria responses has stressed the need for well-integrated health mechanisms, thus the imperative for robust heath governance.