Resource Type: Brief Authors: Sophie Faye and Kelley Ambrose Published: September 2018 Resource Description: Many countries have made impressive gains in decreasing malaria mortality and incidence. Malaria mortality has decreased by 60 percent, with 6.2 million lives saved since 2000. Yet, to achieve a malaria-free world, funding for cost-effective interventions and efficient malaria control programs must be sustained […]
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The Government of India (GoI) is placing a strategic focus on improved family planning (FP) service provision, to which end it has introduced new contraceptives into the public health system and taken initiatives to secure better monitoring and, importantly, ensure commodity security at the facility level. The launch of a new software—the Family Planning Logistics Management […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia Published: June 2017 Resource Description: To achieve universal health coverage (UHC), it is important to define, measure, and monitor it at the country level. For this purpose, WHO and World Bank developed a monitoring framework for the three dimensions of UHC: effective coverage of essential services, financial […]
JLN Decentralization Event in Washington, DC April 2017: A half-day learning exchange was hosted by the JLN Health Financing Revisited Initiative (facilitated by the World Bank) and the Provider Payment Mechanisms Initiative (facilitated by R4D) on April 19, 2017 in Washington, D.C. as a side event of the Annual UHC Financing Forum. As Indonesia continues […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage Published: April 2017 Resource Description: As countries move toward universal health coverage (UHC), they are faced with the ongoing challenge of generating sufficient resources to provide access to necessary health services with financial protection and ensuring total expenditures are fiscally sustainable. Indonesia’s national health insurance system, […]
The USAID-funded Health Sector Financing Reform/Health Finance and Governance project (HSFR/HFG) has been the lead partner supporting the Government of Ethiopia to roll out and implement its wide range of health care financing (HCF) reforms at the national, regional, woreda (district), and health facility levels.
In a survey of over 100 government officials from nine Joint Learning Network (JLN) member countries, the need to improve the quality of health care emerged as the number one priority. In subsequent collaborative work, JLN countries identified the challenge of setting institutional roles and responsibilities to govern national health care quality delivery as a […]
The need for a readily-available resource of HSS indicators, measured at the program level and covering the spectrum of HSS interventions, prompted the development of this compendium. The compendium provides a wide-ranging menu of indicators to be used by USAID, implementing partners, and other organizations when preparing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plans for HSS programs.
Governments and international donor organizations increasingly acknowledge the role of civil society organizations (CSOs) in strengthening health systems. By facilitating dialogue between government and citizens on issues of health sector priorities, performance, and accountability, CSOs can help to improve health service delivery and contribute to evidence-based policy. Often, however, CSOs lack the skills and tools […]