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Government of Indonesia Participates in multiple learning exchanges during the UHC Forum in Washington, DC in April 2017

JLN Decentralization Event in Washington, DC April 2017: A half-day learning exchange was hosted by the JLN Health Financing Revisited Initiative (facilitated by the World Bank) and the Provider Payment Mechanisms Initiative (facilitated by R4D) on April 19, 2017 in Washington, D.C. as a side event of the Annual UHC Financing Forum.  As Indonesia continues […]

Bangladesh NGO Provider-Based Prepayment Schemes Feasibility Analysis

Bangladesh’s Health Care Financing Strategy (HCFS) identifies three target populations: the poor (below the poverty line – BPL); the informal sector; and the formal sector. These three type populations are to be covered using different approaches. For the BPL, a government scheme known as Shasthyo Shuroksha Karmasuchi (SSK) has achieved much progress to begin its […]

Role of Health Insurance in Strengthening the Financial Protection System in India

JLN Learning Exchange on Strategic Health Purchasing in Decentralized Contexts for Indonesia

Resource Type: Report Authors: The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage Published: April 2017 Resource Description: As countries move toward universal health coverage (UHC), they are faced with the ongoing challenge of generating sufficient resources to provide access to necessary health services with financial protection and ensuring total expenditures are fiscally sustainable. Indonesia’s national health insurance system, […]

Role of Health Insurance in Strengthening the Financial Protection System in India

Costs of HIV Viral Load and Early Infant Diagnosis Testing in Kenya

Resource Type: Report Authors: Christopher Cintron, Victor Mudhune, Romana Haider, Heather Cogswell, Jose Gutierrez, Frank Angira, and Carlos Avila Published: April 2017 Resource Description: Kenya’s current HIV care guidelines call for universal coverage of routine viral load (VL) monitoring for people receiving antiretroviral therapy and early infant diagnosis (EID) testing for all children born to women with […]

Mutual Benefit, Shared Risk in India: Annapurna Pariwar’s Community-owned Health Mutual Insurance Program

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Annapurna Pariwar Published: March 2017 Resource Description: The HFG project is supporting the scale-up of health mutual schemes in India with the aim of expanding financial protection and access to health care. As part of its groundwork, HFG developed a case study on the health mutual run by Annapurna Pariwar, a […]

HFG Webinar and Event Recordings

The following events and training courses are open to participants interested in learning more about health finance and governance Webinar | Better Health Governance, Better Health: Harnessing the Evidence September 20th, 2018 | Online Webinar To address the gap in evidence on how health governance contributes to health system performance and ultimately health outcomes, USAID, the World Health Organization (WHO), […]

Baseline Survey of Basic Health Service Package paid by Health Insurance Fund and Sub-Package on care and treatment services for people living with HIV/AIDS

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Health Financing and Governance Project Published: December 2016 Resource Description: The baseline survey will provide a set of evidence which will be used for the guidelines to support the implementation of Vietnam’s basic healthcare service pilot (BHSP) pilot, in which HIV/AIDS sub-package will be in focus. The survey will examine the relevance and feasibility […]

Évaluation du Système de Santé au Mali 2015 – Résumé Exécutif

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Anne Juillet, Bokar Touré, Haguiratou Ouedraogo, Yann Derriennic Published: March 2016 Resource Description: HFG conducted an evaluation of the health system in Mali using the Health Systems Assessment Approach. This evaluation takes place in the context of major reforms in governance, decentralization and budgetary management, and is part of the post-crisis period that […]

Association between starting methadone maintenance therapy and changes in income and expenditures: Results of a facility exit interview

Resource Type: Journal Article Authors: Vietnam Authority of HIV/AIDS Control, Health Financing and Governance Project Published:  December 2015 Resource Description: The primary objective of this survey is to estimate the change in average income and general expenditures of methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) clients associated with starting MMT care. The null hypothesis is that income among MMT clients […]

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