How can Blended Finance help achieve an AIDS-free generation?
Partnerships for Sustainability - how Blended Finance mechanisms can crowd-in private capital to achieve an AIDS-free generation
Authored by Palladium's Arin Dutta, Bryant Lee, Shreeshant Prabhakaran and Sayaka Koseki.
Governments, development partners, civil society, the private sector, and most importantly, people living with HIV are coming together to end the HIV epidemic by 2030. Last year, over 18.2 million people had access to antiretroviral therapy (ART). Stakeholders agree that to ensure continual growth in prevention, care and treatment services to curb the epidemic, and to sustain ART coverage in the long term, government and donor funding will not suffice. Now is the time for the development community to identify components of the HIV response amenable to private sector market engagement, especially in economies where a willingness and ability to pay for services exists. This brief examines how blended finance mechanisms can be used to crowd-in private capital to scale up market engagement in the HIV response.
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