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Hospital Costing Training Presentation

Resource Type: Manual Presentation Authors: Sophie Faye, Yann Derriennic, Romana Haider, Christopher Cintron, and Margaret Morehouse Published: September 2018 Resource Description: By the end of this session, participants will: Understand what costing is Know the purpose of costing Be able to name the types of costs and main costing approaches Understand costing in a hospital context and […]

Haïti Plan Stratégique de Développement des Ressources Humaines pour la Santé 2030

Resource Type: Technical Report Authors: Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population (MSPP) Published: December 2017 Resource Description: Le présent plan de cinq (5) ans en Haïti couvrant la période 2018-2022 dont un volet est consacré aux Agents de Santé Communautaires Polyvalents (ASCP) est la première étape d’un processus de planification stratégique pour tendre vers les […]

Toward Country-owned HIV Responses: What Strategies are Countries Implementing to Achieve Sustainability?

Resource Type: Technical Report Authors: Denise Jacobson and Eun Hyeog Chang Published: September 2018 Resource Description: As decreases or cessation of donor funding for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) looms, countries are faced with the urgent need to plan for the sustainability of their HIV responses. Health Finance & Governance (HFG) has helped more than 30 countries over the past […]

Guyana 2016 Health Accounts

Resource Type: Reports, Brief Authors: Guyana Ministry of Public Health Published: September 2018 Resource Description: The Guyana Ministry of Public Health, with the support of HFG, and in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), conducted its first Health Accounts exercise covering the fiscal year 2016 (January 1 – December 31, 2016). Using the System of […]

The Next Frontier to Support Health Resource Tracking

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Rachel Rosen, Karishma Bhuwanee, and Catherine Connor Published: September 2018 Resource Description: Tracking all health resources as expenditures or revenues helps countries understand and improve health system financing and performance. Country governments and partners have made significant investments over the past three decades to strengthen the production and use of health resource […]

Technical Brief: Hospital Drug Expenditures – Estimating Budget Needs at the Regional Level in Ukraine

Resource Type: Technical Report Authors: Sergei Muratov, Alexandr Katsaga, Olga Zues Published: September 2018 Resource Description: Ukraine has recently embarked on health reforms. Transformation of health financing and health services purchasing is a key element of the reform package. To assist the Ministry of Health with its implementation, the USAID Health Finance and Governance Project (HFG) has supported […]

Targeting the Poor for Universal Health Coverage Program Inclusion: Exploring a More Effective Pro-poor, Targeting Strategy

Resource Type: Technical Brief Authors: Hossain Zillur Rahman, Mohammad Abdul Wazed Published: June 2018 Resource Description: Bangladesh has rich experience in implementing a large number of social safety net programs (SSNPs) that rely on targeting as a key operational tool. One priority, which remains significantly under-addressed, is the poverty risk associated with high out-of-pocket (OOP) expenditure on […]

Exploring the Institutional Arrangements for Linking Health Financing to the Quality of Care: Lessons from Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand

Resource Type: Technical Brief Authors: Altea Cico, Adam Koon, Mignote Haile, and Kelley Laird Published: September 2018 Resource Description: As countries accelerate efforts to achieve UHC, ensuring the provision of quality healthcare has emerged as a major priority. Yet, much remains unknown about the structural and functional arrangements that create an enabling environment for quality health care, […]

The health and economic benefits of investing in HIV prevention: a review of global evidence to inform policy dialogue in Vietnam

Resource Type: Technical Brief Authors: Yoriko Nakamura and Michael Chaitkin Published: September 2018 Resource Description: This report aims to inform the discourse on the composition and financing strategy for HIV prevention by synthesizing the global evidence on the health and economic benefits of HIV preventive interventions, highlighting key considerations for Vietnam. Economic evaluations, such as cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit […]

Capital Investment in Health Systems: What is the latest thinking?

Capital investment in health typically refers to large expenditures in construction of hospitals and other facilities, investment in diagnostic and treatment technologies, and information technology platforms. These investments are characterized by their longevity and they are critical to efforts to improve healthcare quality and efficiency. Contrary to developed countries where there is well documented experience […]

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