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HFG Vietnam develops projects models for HIV funding

USAID’s Health Finance & Governance (HFG) project has provided long-term technical assistance to Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) to develop projection models forecasting revenues and expenditures for the country’s Social Health Insurance (SHI) fund as well as SHI obligations for HIV services. After several years of close collaboration and […]

Cuadro Básico de Medicamentos Esenciales de República Dominicana

Resource Type: Report Authors: Ministerio de Salud Pública & HFG Published: June 2018 Resource Description: El objetivo general de este estudio es determinar el costo económico del paquete de servicios de VIH provisto en los Servicios de Atención Integral apoyados por PEPFAR, de acuerdo con las guías de atención de la Dirección General de Control de las […]

Costeo del paquete de servicios de VIH en los Servicios de Atención Integral (SAI) apoyados por PEPFAR

Resource Type: Report Authors: Nelson Hernández y Mario Ortiz Published: June 2018 Resource Description: El objetivo general de este estudio es determinar el costo económico del paquete de servicios de VIH provisto en los Servicios de Atención Integral apoyados por PEPFAR, de acuerdo con las guías de atención de la Dirección General de Control de las Infecciones de […]

HFG Facilitates the Exchange of Best Practices for Sustaining the HIV Response among Caribbean and Latin American countries

The national responses to HIV in the Dominican Republic and Caribbean region have historically relied heavily on financing from international assistance. In November 2017, the HFG Dominican Republic and Eastern and Southern Caribbean teams partnered with USAID, UNAIDS, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, and other partners to encourage countries throughout Latin […]

Barreras y motivaciones para la afiliación al Seguro Familiar de Salud de personas que viven con VIH en la República Dominicana

Resource Type: Report Authors: Julio Canario, Thyria Álvarez, Jonathan Cali, Nassim Díaz Published: May 2018 Resource Description: This report describes the findings and recommendations of the qualitative study on the barriers and motivations to enrolling people living with HIV/AIDS in the Family Health Insurance plan in the Dominican Republic. The study was conducted with the […]

Extending health insurance coverage to the informal sector: Lessons from a private micro health insurance scheme in Lagos, Nigeria

Resource Type: Journal Publication Authors: Lauren Peterson,  Alison Comfort,  Laurel Hatt, Thierry van Bastelaer Published: October 2016 Resource Description: As a growing number of low‐ and middle-income countries commit to achieving universal health coverage, one key challenge is how to extend coverage to informal sector workers. Micro health insurance (MHI) provides a potential model to finance health […]

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WHO raises awareness on the role of public budgeting in health

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Hélène Barroy, Elina Dale, Susan Sparkes, Joseph Kutzin Published: July 2017 Resource Description: This policy brief aims to raise awareness on the role of public budgeting – specifically aspects of budget formulation – for non-PFM specialists working in health. As part of an overall WHO programme of work on Budgeting in Health, […]

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