This presentation focuses on three countries that are taking a systems approach to solving these two problems, with help from HFG: Haiti, Côte d’Ivoire, and Swaziland. In Haiti, HFG is working with the Ministry of Health to bolster its process for accrediting nursing education institutions, known as reconnaissance. More than 40 schools have already received […]
Poster presented at the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 28-December 4, 2015.
In Côte d’Ivoire, many of the country’s frontline, rural health facilities do not have a doctor present to care for patients, particularly those with HIV and AIDS. Instead, paramedical staff ‒ nurses, midwives and nursing auxiliaries‒account for 50 percent of the country’s total health care workforce. Despite playing a key role in providing overall primary […]
Resource Type: Brief Authors: Kate Greene Published: June 2014 Resource Description: Although Côte d’Ivoire has seen an overall downward trend in HIV prevalence rates over the past decade thanks to more robust and effective HIV/AIDS prevention programming, over 50 percent of adults and children who are HIV-positive have yet to receive antiretroviral therapy, according to UNAIDS estimates. Inadequate numbers […]
Resource Type: Case Study Authors: Anne Juillet, Clovis Konan, Laurel Hatt, Sophie Faye, and Sharon Nakhimovsky Published: 05/2014 Resource Description: Developing simple and sound measures to monitor progress toward universal health coverage (UHC) is critical if this objective is to remain high on the global agenda and receive priority attention from country policymakers. While discussions on UHC […]
Universal health coverage (UHC) – a health system where everyone has access to the health services they need and can take advantage of them without risk of financial impoverishment – is seen as a critical component of sustainable development for low- and middle-income countries. To progress towards UHC goals, however, policymakers must first be able […]
Resource Type: Brief Authors: Deborah Dangay, Itamar Katz, Wendy Wong, and Megan Meline Published: 6/1/2012 Resource Description: Sustainability analysis is becoming a requirement in today’s resource-constrained environment. This brief highlights the realities of the HIV/AIDS funding climate and shows how Health Systems 20/20’s HIV/AIDS Program Sustainability Analysis Tool (HAPSAT) can provide the necessary analysis to aid policymakers in […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: Ministère de la Santé et de L’Hygiène Publique, Républic de Côte d’Ivoire Published: 9/1/2010 Resource Description: (This is the Côte D’Ivoire National Health Accounts in French.) Ce rapport retrace les résultats des deux premiers exercices des Comptes Nationaux de la Santé réalisés en Côte d’Ivoire. Ils sont limités aux dépenses de santé effectuées par […]