Tag Archives: Health Accounts

Guyana 2016 Health Accounts

Resource Type: Reports, Brief Authors: Guyana Ministry of Public Health Published: September 2018 Resource Description: The Guyana Ministry of Public Health, with the support of HFG, and in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), conducted its first Health Accounts exercise covering the fiscal year 2016 (January 1 – December 31, 2016). Using the System of […]

The Next Frontier to Support Health Resource Tracking

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Rachel Rosen, Karishma Bhuwanee, and Catherine Connor Published: September 2018 Resource Description: Tracking all health resources as expenditures or revenues helps countries understand and improve health system financing and performance. Country governments and partners have made significant investments over the past three decades to strengthen the production and use of health resource […]

Trinidad and Tobago Health Accounts 2015

Resource Type: Brochure Authors: Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Health Published: August 2018 Resource Description: The following resources summarizes the background, key findings, and policy recommendations of Trinidad and Tobago’s Health Accounts estimation for the fiscal year 2015 (October 2014 – September 2015). This was Trinidad and Tobago’s first Health Accounts exercise which estimated health […]

Barbados Health Spending Estimation

Resource Type: Study Results Authors: Karishmah Bhuwanee Published: September 2018 Resource Description: Over the past five years, Barbados has been grappling with economic challenges while trying to provide universal health coverage for its population. At the same time, an aging population, rising incidence of non-communicable diseases, and the population’s desire for new and innovative treatments are contributing to […]

Measuring Institutional and Technical Capacity for Health Accounts In-Country

While supporting over 20 countries with expenditure tracking, the HFG resource tracking team wanted to understand how institutional and technical capacity for Health Accounts was changing. This would help to target technical assistance to each country. HFG developed a “Health Accounts Capacity Assessment” tool to measure the growth in Health Accounts capacity in countries that […]

Webinar | Making Numbers Count: Streamlining the production of health expenditure data

Struggling with how to track your country’s health spending more efficiently? Listen in on the final webinar in the health resource tracking series to learn about strategies that have been used to streamline the production of health spending data, such as using existing data sources, incorporating questions on health expenditure into routine household surveys, engaging the right stakeholders, […]

Follow the Money: Choosing the Most Appropriate Health Expenditure Tracking Tool

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Rachel Rosen, Jennifer Ljungqvist, and Karishmah Bhuwanee Published: May 2018 Description: Health spending data answer key questions such as who spends money on health, how resources for health are raised, who provides health goods and services, and which health goods and services are consumed. This data helps countries to understand how […]

Family Planning Spending in Burkina Faso (2015): How Can it Inform Policy & Planning?

Resource Type: Report Authors: Health Finance and Governance Project (HFG) Published: September 2017 Resource Description:  This policy brief presents family planning expenditure data from Burkina Faso, estimated using the System of Health Accounts (SHA 2011) methodology, together with a new guide on family planning. The brief describes how these data can help answer key policy and planning questions […]

The Ethiopia Sixth Health Accounts, 2013/14: Statistical Report

Resource Type: Report Authors: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Health Published: August 2017 Resource Description: The purpose of the HA IV exercise was to estimate the amount and flow of health spending in the Ethiopian health system in 2013/14. In addition to estimating general health expenditures, the exercise tracked spending on the different disease categories […]

Ethiopia Health Accounts, 2013/14

Resource Type: Report Authors: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Health Published: August 2017 Resource Description: The objective of this sixth round of HA is to generate up-to-date empirical evidence on health care spending in order to inform formulation and development of health financing policy, including gauging financing performance of HSDP-IV and a baseline for the […]

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