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Getting a Slice of the Pie: Tips & Tools for Increasing Public Funds for Health

“Domestic resource mobilization” is a hot topic in development. Stakeholders agree that domestic resource mobilization is the path to sustainable development finance. But what is domestic resource mobilization? What does it mean for the health sector? And how can countries achieve it? Put simply, domestic resource mobilization is the “process through which countries raise and spend their […]

Getting Health’s Slice of the Pie: Domestic Resource Mobilization for Health

Resource Type: Report Authors: Kirstin Krusell, Dr. Marty Makinen, Dr. Laurel Hatt Published: July 2017 Resource Description: Many low- and middle-income countries have experienced strong economic growth in recent years, resulting in increased capacity for social sector spending. Net energy importers have further benefited from falling fossil fuel prices.  At the same time donors are preparing to scale […]

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Effective, Efficient, Accountable: Ministries Discuss Domestic Resource Mobilization

Recently, the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Project organized a multi-country workshop to support policymakers from public health and finance agencies in developing concrete action plans for mobilizing domestic resources for health. Twenty-five health and finance experts from Bangladesh, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Peru, Tanzania, and the United States, convened at the Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM) […]

HFG DRM for Health Workshop: Introduction

Recently, the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Project organized a multi-country workshop to support policymakers from public health and finance agencies in developing concrete action plans for mobilizing domestic resources for health. Marty Makinen led an introduction presentation focusing on the importance of relationships between Ministries of Finance and Health in mobilizing domestic resources.

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Mobilizing Domestic Funding, Resources to Fight HIV and AIDS

As the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) got underway in Durban, South Africa, UNAIDS warned in a new report that declines in new HIV infections among adults have stalled and are increasing in some regions. The report also highlights the financing gap, citing data that show overall donor funding has dropped to its lowest levels since 2010. Increasingly, […]

Bringing Health Agencies and Central Budget Agencies Together: Lessons Learned

Dr. Gafar Alawode serves as the Chief of Party for HFG’s field office Nigeria. From June 27 to July 1, 2016 HFG collaborated with Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health, National Health Insurance Scheme, and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency to host a workshop on health care financing. The workshop brought together stakeholders from Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Lagos, and […]

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Two Nigerian States See Increased Budget Allocations for HIV and AIDS Programs

In Nigeria an estimated 3.5 million people are living with HIV, but only half of them receive care and treatment. Donor funding accounts for more than 70% of the country’s HIV and AIDS response, but more resources are needed to sustain and expand this care. To remedy the coverage gap, Nigeria will need to mobilize more of its own resources. With support from USAID/Nigeria, HFG, and the […]

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