SDG3 GAP update and monitoring framework

About the SDG3 Global Action Plan
  • Goal: Accelerate progress towards the health-related SDGs, leaving no one behind, including in the contextof countries’ efforts to recover and rebuild from COVID- 19, through a partnership of 13 multilateral agencies
  • Launched in September 2019 at UNGA
  • First progress report published in September 2020 • ILO joined in January 2021
  • 2021 progress report→May 2021
  • GAP is not a programme but is a way of working..
  • …And also about changing an ecosystem
  • Countries are committed to health-related SDGs but not on track and slowed by COVID-19
  • Acceleration needed which requires…
  • … Strengthened collaboration
  • Light touch – using existing data where possible • Countries at the centre
  • Mixed methods (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Assess additionality…
  • … and contribution (not attribution) to acceleration • Theory-based
  • Participatory design
  • Practical
  • Do no harm


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