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
Going into its sixth year in Bangladesh, HFG has successfully supported various activities focused on raising awareness of universal health coverage (UHC) and driving momentum for achieving UHC in Bangladesh. These activities focus on investing in health systems that put people at the center, increasing political will and citizen demand, and drawing learnings from diverse […]
The “Advancing Health Systems in low-and-middle-income countries” podcast mini-series will explore topics in health finance and governance, and delve into how and why these areas are important in expanding access to healthcare in low-and-middle-income countries.
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.
On November 14th and 15th, USAID’s Office of Health Systems (OHS), the World Health Organization (WHO), with the support of the Health Finance and Governance Project (HFG) hosted an event, “Better Health Governance, Better Health Systems: The Evidence” in Washington, DC.
As gains in malaria control continue to be made, more malaria-endemic countries are pursuing elimination. To achieve elimination, more evidence is needed to determine the combination of interventions that has the highest impact and is the most cost-effective given the prevalence.
In October, HFG-Dominican Republic presented to the Health Commission of the Dominican Congress the results of a study to identify additional resources for the health sector, specifically for closing the country’s financial gap for the national response to HIV and AIDS.
The HFG project and the Partnerships for Affordable Health Access and Longevity (PAHAL) project convened a consultation meeting in New Delhi to discuss health insurance options for the urban poor in India.
In Nigeria, out-of-pocket payments account for over 70% of all health expenditures – creating a critical barrier to care for the poor. If you don’t have the money, you can’t access care.
Bolstering the organizational capacity of civil society organizations (CSOs) working with communities on family planning, maternal and child health, and social accountability issues has formed a major part of the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project’s work in India over the past year.