In many countries, the media has a potentially key role to play in advancing the health agenda. Journalists can shine a light on critical, but often underreported stories by connecting the dots for the public, civil society organizations, and decision-makers so they can fully understand health priorities and the funding and governance issues behind them. The World Health Organization estimates […]
HFG’s guide provides governments and donors practical advice on engaging civil society in health finance and governance in order to meet health sector objectives and to improve health outcomes. Our guide describes the potential and limitations of civil society engagement entry points and presents an array of tools that may be used to do so.
Civil society organizations (CSOs), particularly those working in the health sector, frequently seek opportunities to influence public health policy or share feedback on the quality or accessibility of health services. While these organizations may have important contributions
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.