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Health financing information, such as information on a country’s health spending, health costs, and efficiency, is vital […]
Without strong national institutions, health systems strengthening is likely to fail. While institutional capacity development is integral to strengthening health systems and transitioning to self-reliance, it can be difficult to deliver effectively. The experience of the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project suggests that the key to success is focused, intentional, and tailored institutional capacity-development […]
Low- and middle-income countries are developing health financing strategies to map out how they will pay for universal health coverage. This brief discusses three activities that are valuable for producing sound strategies: convening multi-sectoral committees to oversee the strategy development process, exchanging health financing experiences among peer countries, and investing in routine production of health […]
Dr. Jean Geto Dubé has faced his fair share of financial challenges as executive director of Justinien University Hospital (JUH) in Cap-Haïtien, Haiti. Standing before the hospital’s department heads in February, he provided a sort of State of the Union of the hospital’s finances.
On February 21st, 2018, on invitation from the Governor of Poltava Oblast, Ukraine, HFG and USAID took part in the Annual Health Department Board Meeting. Aimed at discussing current progress of health reform in the region and reporting achievements for 2017, this meeting brought together regional and local authorities, heads of local and district councils […]
Implementing Best Practices (IBP) initiative, a partnership by the WHO, USAID, and the UNFPA, was created with a mission to dedicate efforts in the scaling up of works in the area of family planning and reproductive health.
As part of the Advances in Health Finance and Governance series watch the live technical exchange on strategic health purchasing at the Washington Learning Center in Arlington, Virginia.
If used effectively, strategic purchasing can enable a country’s health system to make the best use of available resources to serve the needs of its people and improve health outcomes, making it an attractive tool for countries working to achieve universal health coverage within financial constraints.
Together with the HP+, SHOPS Plus, PACE, and SIFPO2 projects, HFG led several sessions at a regional meeting titled, “Attaining Sustainable Financing For Family Planning In Sub-Saharan Africa” which occurred the week of January 15th, 2018, in Accra, Ghana