Manage finances and strengthen your organization


Expanding HIV prevention programmes requires sufficient funds, skilled people, and strong organisations that can implement well. It is equally important that young people are empowered to participate and have a say in decisions on programme planning and budgeting.


health accountingSystem of health accounts (SHA) 2011
This statistical reference manual provides a comprehensive description of the financial flows in health care. It provides a set of classifications of health care functions, a list of providers of healthcare goods and services, and financing schemes. The SHA 2011 tracks all health spending in a given country and generates consistent and comprehensive data on health spending. It can also be used as a monitoring and evaluation tool. The WHO web page includes links to the SHA 2011 manual, and to guideline documents for its implementation.
engagmentUNICEF's engagements in influencing domestic public finance for children (PF4C): A global programme framework
This document sets out the rationale and action areas for UNICEF's activities to foster the best possible use of public budgets to improve child outcomes.
UNICEF, 2017

pf4cChild-focused public expenditure measurement: A compendium of country initiatives
This publication presents 13 initiatives from around the world that involve the measurement of child-focused public expenditure - to inform the development of a global framework to measure and report on public financial inputs.
UNICEF, 2016

argentinaMedición del gasto en SIDA (Megas) en la Argentina: Fuentes públicas e internacionales 2006-2009
(Measuring expenditures on AIDS in Argentina: Public and international sources 2006-2009)
These are results from a study of expenditures on AIDS within the Argentine health system. The document describes the criteria used for estimating, categorizing, and assigning the amounts for specific initiatives related to HIV prevention and care. It also details the principal limitations of the methodology and highlights possible activities to take forward the previous studies.
ocattOrganizational capacity assessment tool (OCAT)
The organisational capacity assessment tool (OCAT) can be used to develop baseline and periodic capacity assessments of an organisation, helping users to measure how an organisation's capacity changes over time. It consists of an Excel tool and a user guide (the tool is also available in French). Although these were developed for use in southern Africa, they are relevant to other contexts.
OCAT user guide
Management Sciences for Health, 2013
Institutional strengthening: Building strong management practices Institutional strengthening: Building strong management practices
This guide presents principles, minimum standards, and best practices for efficient, effective, and sustainable organisations. The 10 chapters are standalone modules covering the key functional areas of most organisations. The chapters can be downloaded individually from the website.

tools for planning Tools for planning and developing human resources for HIV/AIDS and other health services
This is a collection of tools and guidelines for policymakers, programme managers, and human resources staff for planning and developing human resources for HIV/AIDS programmes.
Management Sciences for Health, 2006

straight budgetStraight to the point: Budgeting tools
These two tools explain what a budget is, why it's important, and how to make and monitor a budget. They also explain and assess basic accounting practices.
Budgeting basics
Assessing basic accounting practices
Bases de la budgetisation
Evaluer les pratiques fondamentales en matiere de comptabilite
Orcamento basico
Avaliacao de praticas basicas de contabilidade
Pathfinder International, 2013
straight Straight to the point: Tools for workplanning, assessing management and governance, and partner capacity-building
These three tools describe and explain the basics of a) workplanning, b) practical management assessment, and c) practical governance assessment, with worksheets and checklists. French and Portuguese translations are available on Pathfinder International's website.
Practical management assessment
Practical governance assessment
Pathfinder International, 2014
Resource Mobile Resource mobilization toolkit for girls, young women and trans youth
This toolkit discusses the concepts behind resource mobilisation and offers templates and tips for young women, girls, and trans youth to map networks and grant prospects. It also explains how young people can use their own stories to mobilise resources.
FRIDA/The Young Feminist Fund, 2017
local goverance Child participation in local governance: A UNICEF guidance note

Explores the key considerations for UNICEF country office staff when supporting child participation in local governance, with a focus on participation in local government structures and processes.
UNICEF, 2018
local goc Child participation in local governance: UNICEF country office case studies
Case studies from Nepal, Belize, Turkey and Ethiopia.
UNICEF, 2015

gov enhancement Government enhancement course for health center governance leaders and staff
A training handbook for governance orientation and education for leaders and officials who govern health centres.
Management Sciences for Health, 2014

u repoet U-Report: Ending adolescent AIDS through mobile-based counselling and polling
This brief describes the results and lessons learned from implementing U-Report in Zambia. U-Report is a mobile-enabled youth engagement platform which provides real-time counselling and conducts polls on HIV among adolescents and young people, in order to increase knowledge about sexual and reproductive health and use of HIV prevention services. More information is available from the U-Report website.
mHealth Compendium, 2016
TeenGen is a training course offered by Youth LEAD for adolescent members of key populations (aged 13-17) in Asia and the Pacific. It aims to build their knowledge and skills of adolescent key populations on HIV, leadership, and human rights.
Youth LEAD
Ending epidemicEnding the AIDS epidemic for adolescents, with adolescents: A practical guide to meaningfully engage adolescents in the AIDS response
Guidance for programme designers, implementers, policy and decision-makers. It discusses the principles of meaningful collaboration, recommendations for engaging with adolescents, and offers case studies of meaningful youth participation.
Youth Voices Count, UNAIDS, 2016

aiming highAiming High: 10 Strategies for Meaningful Youth Engagement
Examples of 10 strategies, drawn from different countries, are given in various areas of meaningful youth engagement for sexual and reproductive health and rights and HIV integration. These can be adapted and applied to any level of decision-making and programming. A scorecard is also provided. A video on the strategies is available on the Alliance website.
Aiming high: 10 strategies for meaningful youth engagement
Aiming high: Accountability scorecard
Viser plus haut: 10 strategies pour une participation significative des jeunes
Viser plus haut: tableau d'evaluation de la responsibilisation 
International HIV/AIDS Alliance, 2016
clients charter Adolescent clients' charter

A one-page flier listing the rights and responsibilities of adolescents with regard to health services.
Peer To Peer Uganda, 2015
siters-2 Working with young women who sell sex: Facilitators' activity pack
Offers activities and resources for young women who sell sex on prevention of HIV, living positively with HIV, building life skills, strengthening self-confidence and social networks, and learning to see and access relevant health and social services.
Centre for Sexual Health, HIV and AIDS Research (CeSHHAR), Zimbabwe, 2016