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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: Defining Institutional Arrangements when Linking Financing to Quality in Health Care

As countries work towards achieving universal health coverage (UHC), maintaining and improving quality of care remains a major priority. Payers are key actors in health governance structures and have powerful tools at their disposal to influence quality. Strengthening the roles and clarifying the responsibilities of the payer(s) and improving their collaboration with other quality stakeholders is […]

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 […]

Webcast | Advances in Health Finance & Governance Series: Health Financing Strategies

On Tuesday, March 27th, the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project hosted a roundtable a roundtable on Health Financing Strategies at the Washington Learning Center in Arlington, Virginia. This event will focus on Health Financing Strategies, and the launch of the Developing & Implementing Health Financing Strategies learning brief. Speakers: Aye Aye Thwin, Special Advisor, Office of […]

The Funding Gap in the Dominican Republic’s National HIV and AIDS Response

Resource Type: Report Author: Claudia Valdez, Jonathan Cali, and Carlos Avila Published: May 2017 Resource Description: The 2014 National Strategic Plan (NSP) for the National Response to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) runs from 2015 to 2018. The NSP is organized around four strategic areas and 46 subcategories. A National AIDS Spending Assessment (NASA) […]

Investment Case to Fast-Track and Sustain the HIV Response in the Dominican Republic

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Adebiyi Adesina and Carlos Avila Published: May 2017 Resource Description: The study results show that implementation of a fast-track (FT) strategy, designed to achieve the 90-90-90 goals, is the more cost-effective option if focused on providing universal coverage to key populations. This accelerated approach would reduce HIV mortality by 57 percent […]

Role of Health Insurance in Strengthening the Financial Protection System in India

Exploring the institutional arrangements for linking health financing to the quality of care: Lessons from Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand

Resource Type: Study Authors: Altea Cico Resource Description: As the Asia region accelerates efforts to achieve UHC, strengthening the provision of quality health care has emerged as a major priority. However, evidence on the most effective institutional arrangements for ensuring quality in health care remains limited. The role of health financing actors in ensuring quality of […]

Navigating Health Financing and Insurance Options for Urban Poor in India

Resource Type: Report Authors: Ramesh Bhat Published: August 2017 Resource Description: The objective of this report is to review the health financing challenge in India by presenting the findings of National Sample Survey Office (NSSO Round 71) data on out-of-pocket (OOP) spending on health. The paper specifically discusses the rural-urban differences in OOP spending and implications thereof. […]

Financing of Universal Health Coverage and Family Planning: A Multi-Regional Landscape Study and Analysis – Mali

Recognizing that a healthy population promotes economic development, resilience, and strength, many governments have started pursuing a universal health coverage (UHC) agenda. The international community, national governments, and private organizations and individuals are converging on the principle that universal access to family planning is a goal worthy of increased financial investment. Improved access to family […]

Le financement de la couverture sanitaire universelle et de la planification familiale: Étude panoramique multirégionale et analyse – Guinée

Reconnaissant qu’une population en bonne santé est favorable au développement économique, à la résilience et à la prospérité, de nombreux gouvernements se sont lancés sur la voie de la couverture sanitaire universelle (CSU). La communauté internationale, les gouvernements nationaux et de nombreuses organisations privées et personnes physiques convergent sur le principe selon lequel l’accès universel […]

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