About Us

Focus Countries

Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Technical Support Facility
Eastern & Southern Africa

The Technical Support Facility Eastern and Southern Africa (TSF ESA) provides timely, high quality technical support for improved HIV programmes and strengthened health and community systems in 21 countries across the ESA region. Funded by UNAIDS and managed by Mott MacDonald, the overall objectives of TSF ESA are:

  • To support strategic and effective national AIDS responses through the provision of technical support to national governments, Country Coordinating Mechanisms, Global Fund principal and sub recipients, national AIDS councils, civil society partners, and other key stakeholders
  • To assist in the professional development of consultants within the region to provide relevant high quality technical support in identified technical areas
  • To build the capacity of country partners to effectively plan, manage, and implement health programmes through coaching and mentoring, organisational development and facilitating South-South exchange
  • To encourage a harmonized and collaborative approach in the delivery of technical support through knowledge transfer, mentoring, and dissemination of lessons learned

With more than 10 years’ experience, the TSF ESA is a respected provider of services in the health and social sectors, with clients ranging from local community-based organisations to national, regional and global level entities. We have a strong, strategic focus on supporting the full range of responses to HIV/AIDS. As part of the Mott MacDonald Group (MMG) the TSF ESA benefits from strong management systems, as well as a global network of competencies linked to health and broader development sectors that can be leveraged to enhance our services to local, regional and global clients.

Our Commitment to

In every aspect of our work the TSF ESA prioritizes local capacity development and skills transfer. The TSF ESA prioritizes use of skilled consultants from the region, and builds further capacity through local consultant development training, mentoring, and twinning.

Technical Areas
of Support

The TSF ESA provides technical support in the following thematic areas:

  • Programme and financial management
  • Strategic and operational planning
  • Strengthening of technical quality of HIV programmes (prevention, care, treatment & support, interventions for key populations)
  • Resource mobilization and Global Fund Concept Note development
  • Development of investment cases
  • Global Fund grant implementation support
  • Costing, budgeting and resource tracking
  • M&E systems strengthening
  • Programme reviews and operational research
  • Organisational development Human rights, equity and gender-mainstreaming
  • Health and community systems strengthening

Please contact us for more information about specific areas where we might be able to assist.

Who can request support
from the TSF ESA

The TSF ESA services are available to the full range of stakeholders engaged in the HIV and AIDS programmes. This includes national coordination bodies, government ministries, civil society organisations (CSOs), Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCM), Global Fund grant implementing partners, businesses, United Nations (UN) agencies and other national, regional and international partners who work in the 21 focus countries.

To request support you can Contact Us Here