Tag Archives: Governance

Exploring the Institutional Arrangements for Linking Health Financing to the Quality of Care: Lessons from Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand

Resource Type: Technical Brief Authors: Altea Cico, Adam Koon, Mignote Haile, and Kelley Laird Published: September 2018 Resource Description: As countries accelerate efforts to achieve UHC, ensuring the provision of quality healthcare has emerged as a major priority. Yet, much remains unknown about the structural and functional arrangements that create an enabling environment for quality health care, […]

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HFG Final Report

The Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project worked to address some of the greatest challenges facing health systems today. Countries need strong health systems that are well managed and sustainably financed if they are to increase and maintain the use of life-saving health services, especially by women and children, and by poor and/or rural populations. […]

Webinar | Better Health Governance, Better Health: Harnessing the Evidence

The importance of governance in health systems is well recognized, but there is still considerable debate on how governance interventions affect change in health outcomes and which interventions are appropriate for different contexts. This lack of clarity often reduces health governance efforts to a limited set of interventions, or justifies their exclusion altogether. To address this […]

Webinar | Regulating Private Health Providers on the Road to Universal Health Coverage

As countries move toward universal health coverage, there’s a growing recognition that the public health sector alone cannot provide all primary health care services necessary to cover everyone. Integrating private health sector into primary care will be critical. But, how can the private health sector be adequately regulated so that it sets standards for, protects […]

Smoothing Painful Bumps on the Path to Universal Health Coverage: Strengthening Governance for Quality Care

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, USAID’s Health Financing and Governance Project (HFG) organized with USAID’s Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) project, the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN), and the World Health Organization (WHO) a special learning event entitled, “Smoothing Painful Bumps on the Path to Universal Health Coverage: Strengthening […]

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Quality of Health Service Consensus Statement

As nations work to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the quality of health care must not be overlooked. Good governance plays a critical role in ensuring and improving health care quality. The Consensus Statement on Strengthening Governance to Improve the Quality of Health Service Delivery (“the Statement”) was conceived […]

HFG Honored at Lagos State 2017 State Council on Health

During this year’s State Council on Health, Universal Health Coverage: Working towards a sustainable health agenda hosted by the Lagos State Ministry of Health, HFG Nigeria was honored for its contribution to health financing reforms and support towards the implementation of the Lagos State Health Scheme (LSHS). In addition, the Lagos State Program Coordinator, Udeme […]

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