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Verification in Performance-Based Incentive Schemes

Resource Type: Report Authors: Alex Ergo and Ligia Paina Published: 8/1/2012 Resource Description: Verification in Performance-based Incentive (PBI) schemes aims to ensure that reported data accurately reflects actual performance, both by detecting and correcting misreporting, and by identifying and deterring fraud. In doing so, PBI verification guarantees the credibility of the scheme so that the different stakeholders trust […]

Preventive Health Sector Assessment: the Current Landscape of Maternal and Child Health Services In Egypt

The Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP) has undertaken a series of steps to transform and strengthen the financing and delivery of health care services in Egypt. Some of these changes include moving from vertical programs to an integrated Family Health Model (FHM), changing the manner in which services are contracted and paid for, and […]

Health Care Financing Reform in Ethiopia: Improving Quality and Equity

Resource Type: Case Study Authors: Hailu Zelelew Published: 3/1/2012 Resource Description: Ethiopia endorsed a health care financing strategy in 1998 that envisioned a wide range of reform initiatives. The implementation of these reform initiatives was legalized through regional legislations and operationalized in line with prototype implementation frameworks that were modified and aligned within specific regional contexts. The strategy […]

Building Vietnam’s Capacity to Assess Its Health Systems

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Amy Taye, Fred Rosensweig, and Megan Meline Published: 1/1/2012 Resource Description: Over the past decade, Vietnam has made important achievements in both its economic and social sectors, including health. Compared to countries of a similar economic status, Vietnam is considered to have fairly good health outcomes. Life expectancy at birth, for example, has increased […]

Egypt Household Health Expenditure and Utilization Survey 2010

Resource Type: Report Authors: Nadwa Rafeh, Julie Williams, and Nagwan Hassan Published: 11/1/2011 Resource Description: This report summarizes the results from the Egypt Household Health Services Expenditure and Utilization Survey 2009/2010, which looks at health care use, out-of-pocket expenditures on health, health insurance coverage, and sources of health care for the Egyptian population. This survey was conducted for the Ministry […]

Health Systems 20/20 and Financial Risk Protection

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Health Systems 20/20 Published: 10/1/2011 Resource Description: This brief outlines the Health Systems 20/20 approach to financial risk protection and health insurance. Health Systems 20/20 works with countries and subnational groups to establish or strengthen social health insurance programs, community-based prepayment schemes, voucher programs, conditional cash transfers, and other financial risk protection mechanisms that make health care more affordable. It does this […]

HIO Medical Audit Guidelines For Primary Health Care Clinics and Hospital

Resource Type: Tool Authors: Thomas Schwark, Nadwa Rafeh, and Mahmoud Farag Published: 12/1/2010 Resource Description: The Ministry of Health (MOH) in Egypt has initiated major reforms to improve health outcomes and the financial sustainability of Egypt’s health care system. A key component of the reforms is the separation of financing from the provision of care at the Health […]

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