Contraceptive supplies financing: what role for donors?

The report’s recommendations focus on: achieving an impact in advocacy for increased donor finance; increasing efficiency to stretch donor funds further; improving sustainability and helping to reduce inequities. For transition countries, i.e. countries transitioning from donor funding, recommendations focus on reducing procurement costs and supporting new domestic financing initiatives.

Chapter 2 of the report outlines the current context of supplies financing in LMI countries: the policy context, overall trends in donor, government and out‑of‑pocket finance for supplies, and estimates of funding shortfalls. Principal donors and other key actors in supplies financing are identified.

Chapter 3 discusses the policies and financing trends of European donors, and the impact of recent changes in  US funding.

Chapter 4 outlines procurement processes at global and at national level and their relevance for donor financing modalities.

Chapter 5 focuses on the role of European donors in contraceptive supplies financing and the funding modalities they use, with analysis and comparison of different modalities.

Chapter 6 presents ideas and recommendations for contraceptive supplies financing advocacy.