Under Botswana’s ambitious Treat All Strategy, nearly 350,000 people living with HIV will require antiretroviral therapy (ART) by 2020. With almost half of Botswana’s health expenditure already allocated to HIV, the Ministry of Health (MOH) will need to mobilize additional resources and achieve efficient use of available resources to sustain successful ART coverage.
By request of the Hôpital Sacré-Coeur de Milot (HSCM), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Haiti asked the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Project to conduct a costing study of HSCM. The goal of this study is to supply the data and the information necessary for developing a financial viability plan […]
The purpose of this business plan of the Hospital Sacred Heart of Milot (Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Milot, HSCM) is to define practical and feasible strategies to decrease HSCM’s dependence on external funds and to improve the efficiency and quality of the care offered. The strategies can be implemented immediately, even if some of their […]
The USAID Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Project and the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) hosted a symposium session on Tuesday, November 15th from 4-5:45 pm, at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in Atlanta, GA.
The objective of this study was to analyze variations in the cost and efficiency of providing outpatient ART in public facilities in Botswana. Therefore, we applied an activity-based costing approach to collect data on the costs of delivering ART in a random sample of 120 facilities providing adult ART outpatient services in Botswana, including all […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: Sophie Faye, Benjamin Johns, Elaine Baruwa, Kelley Ambrose Published: October 2015 Resource Description: Integrating the delivery of health services is viewed as a priority in the fight for an AIDS-free generation, because this integration has the potential to improve access to HIV, family planning (FP), and other services and provide continuity of care for […]
The Health Finance and Governance Project (HFG), funded by USAID, was asked by to work with Partners in Health and its sister organization in Haiti, Zanmi Lasante, (PIH/ZL) to conduct a costing study of the recently opened Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais (HUM). The objective of the study is to provide data and information that will […]
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 […]
Resource Type: Case Study Authors: Justin Tine, Sophie Faye, Sharon Nakhimovsky, and Laurel Hatt Published: 04/2014 Resource Description: To advance the global discussion on the availability, feasibility, and relevance of various candidate indicators for UHC measurement, the Health Finance and Governance project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, conducted a case study in Senegal. The objective […]