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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 […]

Mobile money options to facilitate payment of incentives in Senegal’s RBF program: An assessment of opportunities, barriers, and solutions

USAID promotes the use of electronic payment services as a means for improving access to financial services for “unbanked” populations and increasing accountability and transparency for financial flows in public sector programs. Widespread diffusion of digital payments also can introduce more advanced services including savings, credit, and insurance. Results-Based Financing (RBF) interventions link incentive payments […]

Evaluating the Cost-effectiveness of Mobile Decision Support Tools: A Malawi Case Study

Mobile applications are promising tools for strengthening service quality and have been an area of considerable mHealth innovation. Despite growing demand for data to guide policymakers, donors, and program managers in making sound investments, there is a paucity of evidence on the cost-effectiveness of mHealth technologies. To address this gap, the HFG Project analyzed a […]

Mobile Money for Health Case Study Compendium

Despite the recent proliferation of mobile phone usage and uptake of mobile money in developing markets, use in the health sector remains limited and, often, has not been brought to scale. This compendium seeks to expand the knowledge base on mobile money in the health sector by drawing out trends from existing programs and examining […]

Evaluating the Cost-effectiveness of a Mobile Decision Support Tool in Malawi

Mobile applications are promising tools for strengthening service quality and have been an area of considerable mHealth innovation. Despite growing demand for data to guide policymakers, donors, and program managers in making sound investments, there is a paucity of evidence on the cost-effectiveness of mHealth technologies. To address this gap, the HFG Project analyzed a […]

Mobile Money for Health Case Study: Movercado (Mozambique)

Resource Type: Case Studies Authors: Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Published: 10/31/2015 Resource Description: This case study is one of 14 case studies profiled in the Mobile Money for Health Case Study Compendium. PSI Mozambique’s Por Ti (For You) health social marketing program uses a mobile technology powered platform to increase healthy behaviors and encourage use of health […]

Mobile Money for Health Case Study: Marie Stopes Madagascar

Resource Type: Case Studies Authors: Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Published: 10/31/2015 Resource Description: This case study is one of 14 case studies profiled in the Mobile Money for Health Case Study Compendium. Marie Stopes International is a non-profit organization that is one of the leading providers of reproductive health services in the world. In 2010, Marie Stopes […]

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