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Opciones y mecanismos innovadores de recaudación de recursos para el sector salud en La República Dominicana

Resource Type: Brief Authors: El Proyecto de Financiamiento y Gobernanza en Salud Published: August 2017 Resource Description: El Proyecto de Financiamiento y Gobernanza en Salud (HFG) de la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID) realizó este trabajo para estimar los beneficios de algunas opciones de movilización de recursos para cerrar la brecha financiera […]

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 […]

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Officials Gather in Kinshasa, DRC for Course on Health Sector Decentralization

In May, the HFG project supported the second “International Course on Decentralization in the Health Sector”, held in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The five-day course was a follow up to the first decentralization course in May 2016. The course was so successful that participants asked that the HFG project consider organizing more […]

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Bridging capacity gaps: HFG holds civil society organizations training in India

Bolstering the organizational capacity of civil society organizations (CSOs) working with communities on family planning, maternal and child health, and social accountability issues has formed a major part of the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project’s work in India over the past year. Working with the White Ribbon Alliance of India (WRAI), HFG is supporting a total of 26 CSOs — 15 from […]

Health Accounts, Explained

Health Accounts is a methodology used to describe the systematic financial flow of the consumption of health care goods and services. Based on the World Health Organization, this systems look into 3 different areas Health Financing – Who pays for healthcare? How are these funds managed? Provision – Who provides these goods and services? Consumption – […]

Findings from the deep dive and results from Cycle 1 of Implementation Research on UHC in Indonesia, Oct 2016

In order to successfully facilitate the ambitious UHC initiative, HFG, with leadership from the Center for Health Policy and Management (CHPM) at Universitas Gadjah Mada, conducted implementation research to understand how JKN regulations for primary care are being implemented at the district level. The aim of the research is to help strengthen primary care for […]

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Getting a Slice of the Pie: Tips & Tools for Increasing Public Funds for Health

“Domestic resource mobilization” is a hot topic in development. Stakeholders agree that domestic resource mobilization is the path to sustainable development finance. But what is domestic resource mobilization? What does it mean for the health sector? And how can countries achieve it? Put simply, domestic resource mobilization is the “process through which countries raise and spend their […]

Navigating Health Financing and Insurance Options for Urban Poor in India

Resource Type: Report Authors: Ramesh Bhat Published: August 2017 Resource Description: The objective of this report is to review the health financing challenge in India by presenting the findings of National Sample Survey Office (NSSO Round 71) data on out-of-pocket (OOP) spending on health. The paper specifically discusses the rural-urban differences in OOP spending and implications thereof. […]

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