Resource Type: Report Authors: Dr. Sophie Faye, Chisa Cumberbatch, and Altea Cico Published: September 2017 Barbados is currently experiencing tight fiscal constraints due to the slowdown of economic growth coupled with the fact that as a high-income country, it now no longer qualifies for concessional loan arrangements and grants from development partners. The President’s Emergency Plan for […]
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 […]
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. Working with the White Ribbon Alliance of India (WRAI), HFG is supporting a total […]
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 […]
HFG’s guide provides governments and donors practical advice on engaging civil society in health finance and governance in order to meet health sector objectives and to improve health outcomes. Our guide describes the potential and limitations of civil society engagement entry points and presents an array of tools that may be used to do so.
Civil society organizations (CSOs), particularly those working in the health sector, frequently seek opportunities to influence public health policy or share feedback on the quality or accessibility of health services. While these organizations may have important contributions