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Using Retained Revenue to Make Quality Improvements at Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital

The Health Sector Financing Reform (HSFR)/HFG project has supported the Ethiopian government to implement a wide range of health care financing reforms. One such reform allows hospitals and health centers to retain revenue collected from patient fees to make quality improvements. In this short video, personnel at Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital located in Bahir Dar, […]

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Poltava Governor Recognizes HFG’s Successes for Hospital Sector in Ukraine

On February 21st, 2018, on invitation from the Governor of Poltava Oblast, Ukraine, HFG and USAID took part in the Annual Health Department Board Meeting. Aimed at discussing current progress of health reform in the region and reporting achievements for 2017, this meeting brought together regional and local authorities, heads of local and district councils […]

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Collaborating for Regional Sustainable Financing for Family Planning

“Investing in Family Planning is the gift that keeps on giving” – HFG’s Dr. Chris Atim during his presentation on mobilizing domestic resources for family planning. Together with the HP+, SHOPS Plus, PACE, and SIFPO2 projects, HFG led several sessions at a regional meeting titled, “Attaining Sustainable Financing For Family Planning In Sub-Saharan Africa” which […]

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Building an Understanding of Universal Health Coverage in Bangladesh

Going into its sixth year in Bangladesh, HFG has successfully supported various activities focused on raising awareness of universal health coverage (UHC) and driving momentum for achieving UHC in Bangladesh. These activities focus on investing in health systems that put people at the center, increasing political will and citizen demand, and drawing learnings from diverse […]

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HFG Series: Advances in Health Finance & Governance

HFG’s Advances in Health Finance & Governance series is designed to highlight learning and lessons from the HFG project in nine core areas: domestic resource mobilization, strategic health purchasing, health financing strategies, expanding coverage through health insurance, financial data for decision making, governance, institutional capacity building, workforce and efficiency, and building understanding for universal health […]

The Funding Gap in the Dominican Republic’s National HIV and AIDS Response

Resource Type: Report Author: Claudia Valdez, Jonathan Cali, and Carlos Avila Published: May 2017 Resource Description: The 2014 National Strategic Plan (NSP) for the National Response to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) runs from 2015 to 2018. The NSP is organized around four strategic areas and 46 subcategories. A National AIDS Spending Assessment (NASA) […]

HFG Honored at Lagos State 2017 State Council on Health

During this year’s State Council on Health, Universal Health Coverage: Working towards a sustainable health agenda hosted by the Lagos State Ministry of Health, HFG Nigeria was honored for its contribution to health financing reforms and support towards the implementation of the Lagos State Health Scheme (LSHS). In addition, the Lagos State Program Coordinator, Udeme […]

Center for Health Policy and Management’s Dr. Shita Dewi Shares Research Findings with Indonesia’s Minister of Health

The University of Gadjah Mada’s Center for Health Policy and Management (CHPM) participated in the Indonesia Health Economics Association’s (INAHEA) fourth annual Scientific Meeting and International Seminar held in Surabaya, Indonesia from September 13 – 15, 2017.  The 4th Annual INAHEA conference focused on the implementation of Indonesia’s National Health Insurance (JKN) in its third […]

Digital Financial Services in Health 2012-2017: Lessons from Literature and Expert Interviews

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Health Finance and Governance Project Published: September 2017 Resource Description: The Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project has promoted the use of digital financial services (DFS) in health for the past five years. HFG knowledge management activities include publishing case studies, participating in DFS workshops, interviewing service providers, conducting literature reviews, and conducting field […]

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