The HSB tool is designed for health system managers and administrators, policy makers, and monitoring and evaluation experts. It can highlight a health system’s strengths and weaknesses, especially when compared against other countries with similar socio-economic, demographic, or gender empowerment characteristics. It focuses on the three Bureau of Global Health priority initiatives by including relevant […]
The US government through USAID and other agencies supports health systems strengthening efforts to expand coverage and use of priority health services and to improve health outcomes worldwide. While there are generally accepted measures of health systems performance, there is not a single readily-available resource of health systems strengthening (HSS) indicators measured at the program […]
The need for a readily-available resource of HSS indicators, measured at the program level and covering the spectrum of HSS interventions, prompted the development of this compendium. The compendium provides a wide-ranging menu of indicators to be used by USAID, implementing partners, and other organizations when preparing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plans for HSS programs.
This tool is designed to help public health officials determine areas of strength and weakness in how public funds are managed and spent. It includes a set of general indicators for the health sector as well as a separate set of indicators specifically for the pharmaceutical supply chain.