The Strategic Communication for Universal Health Coverage Practical Guide and Planning Tool equips UHC and health policy champions and implementers with actionable guidance on how to develop a comprehensive strategic communication plan tailored to different stakeholder groups to achieve a specific UHC objective. Realizing UHC requires deliberate, tailored communication strategies that increase engagement and knowledge, […]
Resource Type: Interactive guide Published: May 2018 Resource Description: As demand for health care rises, health system stakeholders in low- and middle-income countries are exploring ways to increase domestic resources for health. Using health resources more efficiently is one of the most promising strategies. The Health System Technical Efficiency Guide is an interactive web-based guide […]
Resource Type: Tool Authors: Peter Stegman, Rachel Sanders, Chris Cintron, and Carlos Avila Published: April 2017 Resource Description: The Excel-based spreadsheet tool, developed by USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project, can be used to estimate the costs and human resource implications of scaling up HIV viral load monitoring and the use of viral load testing for […]
A new data analytics toolkit, released by the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN), is aiming to arm the countries with meaningful monitoring of health provider payment systems, even when the data availability is not perfect.
The Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Project organized a multi-country workshop to support policymakers from public health and finance agencies in developing concrete action plans for mobilizing domestic resources for health. This planning template is for countries working to mobilize domestic resources.
The Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Project organized a multi-country workshop to support policymakers from public health and finance agencies in developing concrete action plans for mobilizing domestic resources for health. This presentation on the HFG toolkit addresses gaps in the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Finance relationship. The toolkit presents a set of […]
This assessment tool was designed to assess country capacity to conduct Aedes vector control and entomological monitoring activities in five countries in Latin America and the Caribbean – the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, and Honduras. The purpose of the tool is to review capacity strengths and gaps within each of these countries, and […]
Le Ministère de la santé et ses partenaires techniques et financiers contribuent depuis 1994, à travers plusieurs projets successifs, à l’amélioration de l’accessibilité financière des populations aux soins de santé de qualité par la promotion des mutuelles de santé. Les mutuelles de santé du Bénin ont évolué sans une législation propre. Mais depuis le 26 […]
The HSB tool is designed for health system managers and administrators, policy makers, and monitoring and evaluation experts. It can highlight a health system’s strengths and weaknesses, especially when compared against other countries with similar socio-economic, demographic, or gender empowerment characteristics. It focuses on the three Bureau of Global Health priority initiatives by including relevant […]
The idea of universal health coverage (UHC) as a goal of health policy has gained wide acceptance at country and global levels. UHC is now a fixture of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015. Under Goal 3 of the SDGs, the “health goal”, Target 3.8 aims to […]