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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 […]

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, […]

Maximizing Human Capital by Aligning Investments in Health and Education

Resource Type: Technical Brief Authors: Linda Schultz, Laura Appleby, Lesley Drake Published: September 2018 Resource Description: This paper identifies five key messages: The scale of the contribution of human capital to national economic growth and stability has been significantly under-recognized; Effective human capital development requires synergistic investment in health and education across the life course; There are critical failures in […]

Developing a Framework for Setting Health Service Tariffs in Botswana: Final Report

Resource Type: Technical Brief Authors: Jose Carlos Gutierrez and Ric Marshall Published: September 2018 Resource Description: An important step in transitioning from passive purchasing to strategic purchasing is creating explicit purchasing mechanisms; this requires defined units of service that can be assigned a cost and value. As a continuation of the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project and […]

Technical Brief: Strategic Purchasing Approaches for the Tuberculosis Hospital System in Ukraine

Resource Type: Technical Brief Authors: Olga Zues, Alexandr Katsaga, Sara Feinstein, Barton Smith, and Sarah Dominis Published: September 2018 Resource Description: The Health Finance and Governance Project (HFG), funded by the United States Agency for International Development-funded (USAID), worked closely with national and regional partners to develop strategic purchasing approaches for TB hospitals in the country and […]

Modeling Impact of the Health Finance & Governance Project

Over its six-year life (2012-2018), the project worked with more than 40 partner countries to increase their domestic resources for health, manage resources more effectively, and reduce system bottlenecks in order to increase access to and use of priority health services and strengthen health systems overall. HFG provided state-of-the-art and country-specific technical assistance to remove […]

South Africa HIV and TB Expenditure Review (2014/15 – 2016/17)

Resource Type: Expenditure Review Authors: Guthrie T, Chaitkin M, Khoza N, Zulu N, Madisha V, Ndlovu N, Shezi S, Karume J, Motsoeneng P, Simelane S, Meyer-Rath G, Masuku S, Jamieson L, and Ghai K. Published: August 2018 Resource Description: The South African Government (SAG) and its development partners have mounted a formidable response to the world’s largest HIV epidemic […]

Strategic Purchasing of Health Care Services in Botswana

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Tihomir Strizrep Published:  August 2018 Resource Description: This report provides a set of recommendations to the Government of Botswana for establishing a roadmap for the implementation of primary health care (PHC) financing reform and to support efforts aimed at achieving effective and sustainable universal health coverage in Botswana.

Fiscal Space and Financing for National Health Insurance in Botswana

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Project Published: September 2018 Resource Description: This brief summarizes the main findings and policy implications of a Fiscal Space Analysis conducted by HFG (Jefferis 2018). The purpose of the analysis is to contribute to the policy dialogue concerning NHI in Botswana by estimating the potential revenue […]

Trinidad and Tobago Health Accounts 2015

Resource Type: Brochure Authors: Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Health Published: August 2018 Resource Description: The following resources summarizes the background, key findings, and policy recommendations of Trinidad and Tobago’s Health Accounts estimation for the fiscal year 2015 (October 2014 – September 2015). This was Trinidad and Tobago’s first Health Accounts exercise which estimated health […]

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