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Family Planning Spending in Burkina Faso (2015): How Can it Inform Policy & Planning?

Resource Type: Report Authors: Health Finance and Governance Project (HFG) Published: September 2017 Resource Description: This policy brief presents family planning expenditure data from Burkina Faso, estimated using the System of Health Accounts (SHA 2011) methodology, together with a new guide on family planning. The brief describes how these data can help answer key policy and planning questions […]

The Ethiopia Sixth Health Accounts, 2013/14: Statistical Report

Resource Type: Report Authors: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Health Published: August 2017 Resource Description: The purpose of the HA IV exercise was to estimate the amount and flow of health spending in the Ethiopian health system in 2013/14. In addition to estimating general health expenditures, the exercise tracked spending on the different disease categories […]

Ethiopia Health Accounts, 2013/14

Resource Type: Report Authors: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Health Published: August 2017 Resource Description: The objective of this sixth round of HA is to generate up-to-date empirical evidence on health care spending in order to inform formulation and development of health financing policy, including gauging financing performance of HSDP-IV and a baseline for the […]

Health Service Utilization and Expenditure Survey among People Living with HIV

Resource Type: Report Authors: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Health Published: August 2017 Resource Description: This is a report of a national survey that was conducted in September-October 2016 to generate evidence for the sixth Ethiopian Health Accounts (HA VI), which estimated health expenditures for 2013/14. The survey collected data on health service utilization and […]

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Costs of HIV Viral Load and Early Infant Diagnosis: Forecasting Tool and Manual

Resource Type: Tool Authors: Peter Stegman, Rachel Sanders, Chris Cintron, and Carlos Avila Published: April 2017 Resource Description: The Excel-based spreadsheet tool, developed by USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project, can be used to estimate the costs and human resource implications of scaling up HIV viral load monitoring and the use of viral load testing for […]

Strengthening of Guinea Health sector Post-Ebola: A Revised Document to Guide Health Research Priorities

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Federal Ministry of Health of Guinea Published: August 2017 Resource Description: In the post-Ebola era, nations must be able to conduct research rapidly to inform critical policy initiatives. Guinea, one of the countries hardest hit by the Ebola epidemic, took a major step in that direction with the validation of the revised National […]

Digital Financial Services in Health 2012-2017: Lessons from Literature and Expert Interviews

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Health Finance and Governance Project Published: September 2017 Resource Description: The Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project has promoted the use of digital financial services (DFS) in health for the past five years. HFG knowledge management activities include publishing case studies, participating in DFS workshops, interviewing service providers, conducting literature reviews, and conducting field […]

Role of Health Insurance in Strengthening the Financial Protection System in India

Exploring the institutional arrangements for linking health financing to the quality of care: Lessons from Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand

Resource Type: Study Authors: Altea Cico Resource Description: As the Asia region accelerates efforts to achieve UHC, strengthening the provision of quality health care has emerged as a major priority. However, evidence on the most effective institutional arrangements for ensuring quality in health care remains limited. The role of health financing actors in ensuring quality of […]

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