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The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM)

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

The Global Fund is the main donor for malaria in Tanzania. Since the first funding round in 2003, the GFATM has granted to dated USD 530 million for malaria, of which USD 285 million for delivery of mosquito nets. GFATM funds have been used to pay for the Pregnant Women Voucher and its associated infrastructure of the TNVS, for forty seven percent of the Under-five Catch Up Campaign and all of the Universal Coverage Campaign. The third replacement campaign currently under development will be funded primarily with GFATM funds.

The President’s Malaria Initiative

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The United States Government’s President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) has been a substantial and consistent donor to the National Insecticides Treated Nets programme (NATNETS) since 2005. PMI has fully funded the Infant Voucher (IV) and its associated infrastructure until 2012, 19 percent of the Under-five Catch Up Campaign, the procurement and distribution of nets for the School Net Programme in 2013 and the full costs for the roll out in 2014, behaviour change communication activities, and monitoring and evaluation. PMI also funds Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) in the Lake Zone and various case management activities nationwide.

Details of PMI current and past activities can be read in the annual Malaria Operational Plans (MOPs) on the PMI website.

The United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID)


The Department for International Development (DFID) has been supporting malaria activities in Tanzania since 2000. DFID supported the initial project of Social Marketing of Insecticides Treated Nets (SMITIN) that was implemented by Population Service International (PSI). The support was extended in the frame of the SMARTNET project. In the Under-five Catch Up campaign, DFID contributed $1.3 million for the hang up campaign. Late 2011 DFID took over funding of the Pregnant Women Voucher from the Global Fund, and for the Infant Voucher from PMI in 2012. DFID is currently funding the entire Tanzania National Voucher Scheme until March 2015.

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

Since establishment of the National Insecticide Treated Nets Programme (NATNETS) in 2002, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has provided managerial and technical support for the coordination of the NATNETS programme through NETCELL Project. The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (SwissTPH) has been mandated by SDC to manage and implement the project since 2003. The Project is currently in its fifth and final phase and runs from 1 April 2013 until 30 March 2018. Total amount allocated for the five phases is over USD 15 million.

Other Development Partners

  • The World Bank
  • Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Malaria No More

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