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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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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 […]

Oportunidades para mejorar las eficiencias de los programas contra el VIH y SIDA en la República Dominicana

Resource Type: Publicación Authors: Sharon Nakhimovsky, Jonathan Cali, Claudia Valdez y Carlos Avila Published: Marzo 2017 Resource Description: Este documento resume algunos de los hallazgos de la evaluación realizada por el Proyecto de Financiamiento y Gobernanza en Salud (HFG) de la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID), de las mayores fuentes de […]

Opportunities for Improving Efficiency of HIV and AIDS Spending in the Dominican Republic

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Sharon Nakhimovsky, Jonathan Cali, Claudia Valdez and Carlos Avila Published: July 2017 Resource Description: This brief summarizes the findings of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Health Finance and Governance project (HFG) in assessing the major sources of inefficiency in the DR’s HIV programs, and how to address them. The […]

Strengthening Primary Care as the Foundation of JKN

Central to the vision of JKN and the Government of Indonesia’s commitment to enhancing the health of all of its citizens is strengthening the role of primary care to prevent, treat and manage health conditions. How it is working, what the challenges are, and where might changes to regulations or operationalization of JKN contribute to […]

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Linkages Between the Essential Health Services Package and Government-Sponsored Health Benefit Plans in Ethiopia

This case study is part of the Essential Health Services Country Snapshot Series. Resource Type: Case Study Authors: Adam Koon, Jenna Wright Published: June 2017 Resource Description: Priority setting is a key function of health systems that seek to achieve universal health coverage. The Essential Health Services Package (EHSP) explicitly prioritizes certain services; government-sponsored health benefit plans […]

Pathways to Universal Health Coverage: Lessons from Government-Sponsored and Community-Based Health Insurance Schemes in India

Resource Type: Brief Authors: The Health Finance and Governance Project Published: February 2017 Resource Description: India’s health sector continues to be challenged by overall low levels of public financing and disproportionate reliance on private resources. High out-of-pocket (OOP) spending by households, almost 60 percent of total health expenditure, restricts access to quality health care for many low-income families […]

Implementation Research Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional Policy

This infographic describes the 2016 study on how to assess JKN regulations in primary care that have been implemented at district level, particularly regulations on capitation fund management. Capitation is a prospective payment system paid by BPJS Kesehatan to primary health care facilities to provide health services to JKN members enrolled in those facilities regardless […]

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