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A Review of Health Financing in Namibia

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Elizabeth Ohadi, Claire Jones and Carlos Avila Published: June 2016 Resource Description: The goals for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) include equity in use of health services, quality of care, and financial protection. Therefore, key factors to consider in the development of approaches to UHC […]

Final Report on Capacity Building in Monitoring and Evaluation for the Namibian Social Security Commission’s Development Fund

Resource Type: Publication Authors:  Christine Potts Published: September 2013 Resource Description: Much progress was made in strengthening the monitoring and evaluation capacity of the Development Fund during the three months of intensive technical assistance. There remain, however, a number of areas that will continue to warrant attention: There is a need for additional Development Fund staff […]

Analyzing the Technical Efficiency of Public Hospitals in Namibia

Resource Type: Publication Authors:  Claire Jones and Tesfaye Ashagari Published: August 2018 Resource Description: The study collected cost and output data for the financial year 2014/15 from all of the 29 district hospitals and 5 referral hospitals. Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) was used to calculate hospital efficiency scores and benchmark the hospitals relative to the […]

Unit Cost and Quality of Health Services in Namibia

Resource Type: Publication Authors:  Altea Cico, Claire Jones, and Stephen Musau Published: October 2017 Resource Description: The Government of the Republic of Namibia (GRN) has prioritized identifying sustainable financing options for the provision of health services and the achievement of universal health coverage (UHC). Critical decisions needed to achieve UHC require substantial information and evidence, including […]

Community-based Health Insurance Program in Ethiopia: Assessing Institutional and Financial Sustainability

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Ben Johns, Mignote Haile, and Zelalem Abebe Published: September 2018 Resource Description: The government of Ethiopia is working on increasing the number of woredas (districts) with community-based health insurance (CBHI) schemes. However, besides a 2015 evaluation of the pilot schemes, there had not been a formal assessment to measure CBHI program […]

Peran Pemerintah Daerah dalam Memperkuat Pelayanan Primer di Era JKN

Resource Type: Policy Brief Authors: Health Finance & Goverannce Project Published: Juni 2016 Resource Description: Tujuan utama dari sistem jaminan kesehatan adalah agar peserta memperoleh manfaat pemeliharaan kesehatan dan perlindungan dalam memenuhi kebutuhan dasar kesehatan (UU 40/2004) dengan cara meningkatkan akses dan mutu pelayanan kesehatan. Dengan demikian, pelayanan kesehatan di tingkat primer berperan sangat penting […]

Strengthening Primary Care Through Performance – Based Incentive System

Resource Type: Policy Brief Authors: Laksono Trisnantoro, Shita Dewi, Likke Putri, Silvera Erari, ReImbuss Biljers Fanda, M. Ikhsan Jufri, Christa Dewi, Aulia Novelira, M. Faozi Kurniawan Published: January 2018 Resource Description: The policy brief presents recommendations to Ministry of Health, Ministry of Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform, National Social Security Board (Dewan Jaminan Social Nasional/DJSN), Indonesian Social Security […]

Engaging the Media and Journalists to Progress the Universal Health Coverage Agenda in Bangladesh, 2016-2018

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Mursaleena Islam and Tanver Hossain Published: June 2018 Resource Description: The USAID-funded global Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project worked in Bangladesh to help transform health care financing and achieve the objective of universal health coverage (UHC). HFG has successfully supported various strategic communication activities focused on raising awareness about and driving momentum […]

Landscape of Urban Health Financing and Governance in Bangladesh

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Syed Abdul Hamid and  Muhammod Abdus Sabur Published: June 2016 Resource Description: This study analyses quantitative and qualitative information based on document review, health facility visits, and key informant interviews of staff at Dhaka, Rajshahi, Chittagong, and Khulna city corporations. The study also uses information obtained from a policy dialogue on urban health […]

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