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Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais (HUM) Costing Study

The Health Finance and Governance Project (HFG), funded by USAID, was asked by to work with Partners in Health and its sister organization in Haiti, Zanmi Lasante, (PIH/ZL) to conduct a costing study of the recently opened Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais (HUM). The objective of the study is to provide data and information that will […]

Comptes de la santé de Burundi 2012 et 2013: Principaux résultats

(This is the Burundi National Health Accounts report brief in French.) La démarche d’élaboration des Comptes de la Santé (CS) trouve toute son importance non seulement dans le besoin d’informations financières fiables pour la prise de décision dans le secteur de la santé, mais aussi et surtout dans la nécessité de cerner l’ensemble des mécanismes […]

Comptes de la Sante au Burundi: 2012-2013

(This is the Burundi National Health Accounts in French.) La démarche d’élaboration des Comptes de la Santé (CS) trouve toute son importance non seulement dans le besoin d’informations financières fiables pour la prise de décision dans le secteur de la santé, mais aussi et surtout dans la nécessité de cerner l’ensemble des mécanismes de financement […]

Performance Based Incentives to Strengthen Primary Health Care in Haryana State, India: Findings from a formative investigation

The Government of Haryana is interested in adopting a performance-based incentive (PBI) scheme aimed at strengthening primary health care results. In December 2014, the HFG project conducted a qualitative investigation among 10 public health facilities in two Blocks in Haryana in order to understand the existing incentive and operating environments and to inform the design […]

Universal Health Coverage in Haryana: Setting Priorities for Health and Health Systems

In India, the reach of the public health system is limited; many people avoid seeking formal care because of its high cost or cultural barriers. As a result, they delay seeking care until they are seriously ill, which means higher costs when they seek care, high morbidity, and sometimes mortality that would have been preventable […]

Plan Stratégique de Développement de la PSSP, 2015-2019

Ce Plan Stratégique de Développement de la Plateforme du Secteur Privé de la Santé (PSSP), 2015-2019 représente une feuille de route pour permettre à la PSSP d’atteindre son objectif et la vision de contribuer à l’amélioration l’état de santé de la population béninoise sur la base d’une meilleure organisation des acteurs du secteur privé de […]

Barbados 2012-13 Health Accounts: Statistical Report

The lack of solid up-to-date health financing information for evidence-based planning inspired the Ministry of Health (MOH) to conduct a Health Accounts (HA) exercise. Although the Ministry completed a Health Satellite Accounts (HSA) exercise in 2013, lack of complete National Accounts data resulted in incomplete spending captured for key groups such as commercial insurance

Strengthening India’s Public Health Workforce: A Landscape Analysis of Initiatives and Challenges

For India’s public health system to deliver effectively, it is imperative that policymakers place strategic focus on tackling persistent HRH issues such as chronic shortage of health workers, unbalanced skill mix in the existing health workforce, and inequitable urban-rural distribution of health workers.

Lesotho PHC Revitalization: Services Availability and Readiness Assessment Integrated Supervision Report

A year and half in office, with a visibly ailing health system, the new leadership of the MOH took a decision to revisit the role of primary health care (PHC) as an approach to revitalize and improve provision of health services. The decision on what aspects of PHC the MOH would address required empirical evidence […]

Production and Use of Health Accounts in India: What Can We Learn from the Experience so Far?

Health systems worldwide are expanding their capacity to improve people’s welfare. Governments and their development partners in low- and middle-income countries are depending on data to inform health financing decisions, monitor health sector performance, and exercise stewardship. Recognition of the value of health resource data has built momentum for health resource tracking – measuring health […]

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