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Unleashing the Potential of Strategic Purchasing

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Cheryl Cashin, Rena Eichler, Lauren Hartel Published: February 2018 Resource Description: If used effectively, strategic purchasing can enable a country’s health system to make the best use of available resources to serve the needs of its people and improve health outcomes, making it an attractive tool for countries working to achieve universal health […]

Myanmar Strategic Purchasing 3: Targeting Poor Households

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Dr. Han Win Htat, Alex Ergo, and Daniel Crapper Published: August 2017 Resource Description: This is the third in a series of briefs examining practical considerations in the design and implementation of a strategic purchasing pilot project among private general practitioners (GPs) in Myanmar. This pilot aims to start developing the important functions […]

Myanmar Strategic Purchasing 2: Calculating a Capitation Payment

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Daniel Crapper, Dr. Han Win Htat and Alex Ergo Published: June 2017 Resource Description: This is the second in a series of briefs examining practical considerations in the design and implementation of a strategic purchasing pilot project among private general practitioners (GPs) in Myanmar. This pilot will start developing the important functions […]

Advances in Health Finance & Governance Series: Domestic Resource Mobilization for Health WEBCAST

On Tuesday, January 16th HFG launched the Advances in Health Finance and Governance series with a roundtable on Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM) at the Washington Learning Center in Arlington, Virginia. Listen as panelists discuss current trends in strategic health purchasing and provide specific examples of strategies underway in Nigeria and Vietnam.  will focus on Strategic […]

Securing Domestic Financing for Universal Health Coverage: Lessons in Process

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Sharon Nakhimovsky and Elaine Baruwa Published: January 2018 Resource Description: Demand for health care is growing and external support is becoming more uncertain. Consequently, domestic resource mobilization (DRM) for health has emerged as an important topic in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This brief articulates the lessons learned by USAID’s Health Finance […]

HFG initiates support for operationalization of India’s Family Planning Logistics Management Information System

The Government of India (GoI) is placing a strategic focus on improved family planning (FP) service provision, to which end it has introduced new contraceptives into the public health system and taken initiatives to secure better monitoring and, importantly, ensure commodity security at the facility level. The launch of a new software—the Family Planning Logistics Management […]

Building the Organizational Capacity of Civil Society Networks in Two States of India: A Process Summary

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Health Finance & Governance Project Published: January 2018 Resource Description: The USAID-supported Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project recently completed a successful intervention to strengthen the organizational capacity of a major CSO network in India. The project offered 26 CSO network partners from the states of Jharkhand and Rajasthan sustained technical […]

The Funding Gap in the Dominican Republic’s National HIV and AIDS Response

Resource Type: Report Author: Claudia Valdez, Jonathan Cali, and Carlos Avila Published: May 2017 Resource Description: The 2014 National Strategic Plan (NSP) for the National Response to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) runs from 2015 to 2018. The NSP is organized around four strategic areas and 46 subcategories. A National AIDS Spending Assessment (NASA) […]

Review of Community/Mutual-Based Health Insurance Schemes and Their Role in Strengthening the Financial Protection System in India

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Ramesh Bhat, Lysander Menezes, and Carlos Avila Published: August 2017 Resource Description: This report suggests focusing on following groups of organizations through which community/mutual-type insurance initiatives could scale up: (a) micro-finance institutions and self-help groups, (b) the more than 600,000 cooperatives in India, (c) micro-enterprise and small- and medium-size enterprise clusters, […]

Annapurna Pariwar Community/Mutual Health Insurance Program: A Case Study in Maharashtra India.

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Ramesh Bhat, Lysander Menezes, and Carlos Avila Published: August 2017 Resource Description: The objectives of this case study is to understand the genesis and key features of Annapurna Pariwar’s health insurance scheme, design features, and financial/operational performance; outline risk management strategies; determine how the program addresses the outpatient health care needs […]

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