Qatar Red Crescent (QRC), as a key partner for SALI, represents the principle recipient for fund coming from Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD). SALI has signed an agreement with QRC by which QRC will do the necessary coordination and facilitation to ensure the flow of the committed fund on a timely manner, conduct periodic review and support the sustainability of the projects through partnership with other potential donors.
The World Bank, a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development, was considered one of the main partners to achieve SALI intended goals. The discussion with World Bank focused on supporting the establishment of public-private partnership (PPP) infrastructure in the country in collaboration with government.
A joint venture between SALI and University of Khartoum has been approved, to award a master degree in complex project management for highly selected candidates from Sudan and other countries in the region suffering from socio-political instability.
The Ministry of Health is considered one of SALI main partners, which provides the general polices and guidance according to government health and development strategy. SALI and Ministry of Health were agreed to put more efforts on scaling-up the reach with primary health care, improving quality of health services and generating evidences through implementing applied researches as a part of health projects.
Both SALI and NHIF are committed to play a considerable role in achieving the universal health coverage in the country through provision of financial protection for people who can’t afford to pay for health services. SALI has signed an agreement with NHIF by which the latter will cover all people in SALI targeted areas by health insurance in order sustain health services in the remote, underserved communities.
Since its establishment SALI is working side by side with HAC so as to maximize the role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in delivering high impact, sustainable health services for poor disadvantaged population. In this regards, SALI in collaboration with HAC will arrange structured capability development program for local NGOs to strengthen the different competencies and increase the responsiveness of these NGOs to emerging needs of their communities.
The UN agencies have shown their eagerness and commitment to SALI model since it carries the same mission of UN organizations in building the capacity of local health actors, especially NGOs. SALI and WHO were agreed to implement joint projects and to establish specialized centers of excellence in many states of Sudan.