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SHA 2011 Explained in New Brief

Health resource tracking is a vital component of health systems strengthening because it gives stakeholders valuable information about patterns in the financing, provision, and consumption of health care resources. The System of Health Accounts (SHA) is an internationally standardized framework that systematically tracks the flow of expenditures in a health system. The SHA is critical […]

New Global Health Project to Strengthen Health Finance and Governance Systems

Countries need strong health systems that are well-managed and country-financed if they are to increase the use of priority health services, especially by girls and women as well as poor and rural populations. To achieve this goal, domestic financing for health will need to grow in many countries. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) […]

Promoting the Use of Mobile Money to Strengthen Health Systems

Resource Type: Activity Brief Authors: Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Published: 5/1/2013 Resource Description: Through the HFG Project, USAID seeks to increase financial access for the poor and strengthen health systems by supporting the use of mobile phone-based payment mechanisms (mobile money) in health programming. Mobile phones are one of the fastest-spreading technologies, with over 3.2 billion individual […]

HAPSAT 2.0 Software: Hands-on Exercise

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Itamar Katz and Wendy Wong Published: 1/1/2012 Resource Description: Objectives: Enable users to become familiar with the HAPSAT software and how to populate the tool Enable users to practice manipulating the output data to conduct scenario-based analyses Sections: Worksheets discussed in the section Estimated time for exercise. The total estimated time for the entire […]

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