Resource Type: Publication Authors: Ben Johns, Mignote Haile, and Zelalem Abebe Published: September 2018 Resource Description: The government of Ethiopia is working on increasing the number of woredas (districts) with community-based health insurance (CBHI) schemes. However, besides a 2015 evaluation of the pilot schemes, there had not been a formal assessment to measure CBHI program […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: Ethiopia Health Sector Financing Reform/Health Finance and Governance Project Published: June 2018 Resource Description: This end-of-project report summarizes HSFR/HFG performance and results achieved with the collaboration of the Government of Ethiopia and local counterparts from project start in August 2013 through March 2018 (or most recently available data). The next section provides context about […]
On Thursday, July 19, 2018, the Ethiopia Health Sector Financing Reform/Health Finance and Governance (HSFR/HFG) project welcomed representatives from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), Ethiopia Health Insurance Agency (EHIA), Regional Health Bureaus (RHBs), Zonal Health Departments, community-based health insurance (CBHI) schemes, Bureau of Finance and Economic […]
The Health Sector Financing Reform (HSFR)/HFG project has supported the Ethiopian government to implement a wide range of health care financing reforms. One such reform allows hospitals and health centers to retain revenue collected from patient fees to make quality improvements. In this short video, personnel at Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital located in Bahir Dar, […]
The Ethiopian government has introduced a wide range of health care financing (HCF) reforms aimed at increasing the availability of resources for health and thereby protecting the population from catastrophic spending at time of sickness. These reforms include allowing health facilities autonomy to establish facility governance structures, retain and use resources generated at the facility […]
The USAID-funded Health Sector Financing Reform/Health Finance and Governance project (HSFR/HFG) has been the lead partner supporting the Government of Ethiopia to roll out and implement its wide range of health care financing (HCF) reforms at the national, regional, woreda (district), and health facility levels.