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. This follows the Marshalling the Evidence initiative, launched in September 2016, with the objective […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: Derick W. Brinkerhoff, David Jacobstein, Jeremy Kanthor, Dheepa Rajan and Katie Shepard Published: November 2017 Resource Description: This report presents findings and analysis related to accountability, its connections to health governance, and links to health system performance. As part of a series on governance interventions that contribute to health system performance, this report aims to […]
Gaps in availability and quality of maternal health care services constitute a major obstacle to achieving the desired maternal health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries such as Nigeria. Initiatives aimed at improving quality of maternal health care tend to address quality of care issues in isolation, without considering wider system-level issues that lead to nonexistent […]
Recently, HFG co-hosted the International Course on Decentralization in the Health Sector in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The course, based on international experience in health sector decentralization, was led by faculty from the Kinshasa School of Public Health (KSPH) in close collaboration with with Dr. Tom Bossert of Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School […]
The purpose of the study was to support the prioritization of interventions that would have the highest impact in increasing the demand for services.