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Governing for Better Quality Health Care in Low and Middle Income Countries: Promising Practices

Resource Type: Technical Brief Authors: Altea Cico, Kelley Laird, Lisa Tarantino and Sharon Nakhimovsky Published: September 2018 Resource Description: This technical brief provides policy makers in low and middle income countries (LMIC) with an innovative way to view and exercise their governance role in the health system to improve the quality of health services. It is a departure […]

Better Governance, Better Health: The Evidence

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Annie Baldridge, Hélène Barroy, Sara Bennett, Maryam Bigdelli, Derick W. Brinkerhoff, Jodi Charles, David Clarke, Catherine Connor, Arin Dutta, Fadi El Jardali, Elizabeth Elfman, Walter Flores, Eunice Heredia-Ortiz, David Jacobstein, Jeremy Kanthor, Adam Koon, Shreeshant Prabhakaran, Dheepa Rajan, Karima Saleh, Akshar Saxena, Suneeta Sharma, Katie Shepard, Kelsee Stromberg, Jesse Uneke, Lauren Windmeyer […]

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Advances in Health Finance & Governance: Knowledge and Learning Briefs

  The Advances in Health Finance & Governance Knowledge & Learning Brief Series is designed to highlight learning and lessons from the HFG project in nine core areas: domestic resource mobilization, strategic health purchasing, health financing strategies, expanding coverage through health insurance, financial data for decision making, governance, institutional capacity building, workforce and efficiency, and building […]

Webinar | Better Health Governance, Better Health: Harnessing the Evidence

The importance of governance in health systems is well recognized, but there is still considerable debate on how governance interventions affect change in health outcomes and which interventions are appropriate for different contexts. This lack of clarity often reduces health governance efforts to a limited set of interventions, or justifies their exclusion altogether. To address this […]

Webinar: Defining Institutional Arrangements when Linking Financing to Quality in Health Care

As countries work towards achieving universal health coverage (UHC), maintaining and improving quality of care remains a major priority. Payers are key actors in health governance structures and have powerful tools at their disposal to influence quality. Strengthening the roles and clarifying the responsibilities of the payer(s) and improving their collaboration with other quality stakeholders is […]

Defining Institutional Arrangements When Linking Financing to Quality in Health Care: A Practical Guide

Resource Type: Guide Authors: Altea Cico, Kelley Laird, and Lisa Tarantino Published: September 2018 Resource Description: The purpose of this guide is to support policymakers when they are defining the institutional roles, relationships, and capacities of payers in carrying out strategies for improving the quality of care. We intend government policymakers and institutional actors, including from […]

Outil du cadre d’assurance qualité & Manuel de l’utilisateur

Resource Type: Outil d’assurance et manuel Authors: Christine Potts Published: Juin 2018 Resource Description: Etant donné que ce système d’assurance qualité a été créé à l’aide de modèles, il faudra tenir compte du contexte du pays et des livrables pour lequel le cadre d’assurance qualité sera utilisé. En fonction du contexte, des modifications aux outils, aux livrables, […]

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Strengthening Governance for Improved Health Sector Performance

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Peter Vaz, Altea Cico, Jeremy Kanthor, Sharon Nakhimovsky and Ffyona Patel Published: May 2018 Resource Description: While the importance of governance in health systems is recognized, its contribution to improving health sector performance and outcomes is still under debate. USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project supported country governments to both integrate governance in […]

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