Resource Type: Publication Authors: Health Finance & Governance Project Published: January 2018 Resource Description: The USAID-supported Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project recently completed a successful intervention to strengthen the organizational capacity of a major CSO network in India. The project offered 26 CSO network partners from the states of Jharkhand and Rajasthan sustained technical […]
Burundi’s National HIV/AIDS Program (PNLS) was created in 2011 to lead the long-term implementation of the Burundian Ministry of Health’s HIV and AIDS programs. Soon after its inception, it was clear that the National HIV/AIDS Program (Programme de Lutte Contra la SIDA or PNLS) lacked strong management and organizational capacity, resulting in weaker HIV and […]
Recognizing the powerful potential of CSOs, and the capacity gaps that inhibit this potential, the HFG project has partnered with the White Ribbon Alliance of India (WRAI), a prominent countrywide network of grassroots CSOs engaged in FP advocacy. The project has helped develop a structured plan to provide capacity building support to CSOs, focusing on […]
With the growing push for universal health coverage worldwide, health policy and systems research or HPSR has been the focus of intense global interest in recent years. HPSR not only enhances program design and implementation, but also understanding of how to target investments and remove bottlenecks.
Health policy and systems research (HPSR), and health systems in general, have become the subject of intense global interest in recent years. The evidence from increased use of HPSR enhances health program design and implementation, and improves understanding of how to remove bottlenecks and better target domestic or donor investments—especially those focused on Universal Health […]
Presented at USAID’s Global Health Mini-University, 2016. After the recent Ebola outbreak, global health experts have turned to resilience frameworks used by other fields such as agriculture and engineering to understand how to build health systems that can withstand shocks, including infectious disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and political conflict. Speakers first briefly outlined each of […]
Resource Type: Brief Authors: Heather Cogswell, Elizabeth Ohadi, Mompati Buzwani, Louise Myers, Naz Todini and Carlos Avila Published: April 30, 2015 Resource Description: Since gaining independence in 1966, Botswana has served as an example of development success—experiencing high economic growth and progressing to a middle-income country classification. Throughout this process, the private sector presence in Botswana has remained small while […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: República de Moçambique Ministério da Saúde Published: 9/1/2012 Resource Description: O relatório de Revisão do Sector de Saúde (RSS) de Moçambique enquadra-se numa série de iniciativas em curso que visam contribuir para a elaboração do novo Plano Estratégico do Sector Saúde (PESS). O relatório tem três objectivos específicos: (1) Avaliar a implementação e o conteúdo do […]
Resource Type: Brief Authors: Health Systems 20/20 Published: 7/1/2012 Resource Description: Health Systems 20/20’s four intermediate results address the financing, governance, operational, and capacity constraints that block access to and use of priority health services. Over the course of the project, eight strategies were developed to address many of these constraints, which undermine the equity, efficiency, quality, and effectiveness of […]
Resource Type: Brief Authors: Health Systems 20/20 Published: 7/1/2012 Resource Description: Health Systems Strengthening-PRO is a virtual learning course for professional development. The HSS-PRO series is designed for public health professionals, policymakers, program implementers, and others with a shared interest in working to ensure that all people have access to high quality, equitable, and affordable health services.