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Essential Health Services Country Snapshot Series

A new series of country profiles analyzes the governance dimensions of Essential Packages of Health Services (EPHS) in the 24 Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths (EPCMD) priority countries. An EPHS can be defined as the package of services that the government is providing or is aspiring to provide to its citizens in an equitable […]

Essential Health Services: Kenya

Kenya’s EPHS, referred to as the Kenya Essential Package for Health, is clearly defined in the Kenya Health Sector Strategic and Investment Plan (KHSSP) for July 2014–June 2017 and the Taking the Kenya Essential Package for Health to the Community: A Strategy for the Delivery of Level One Services (Community Health Strategy).

Can Incentives Strengthen Access to Quality Family Planning Services? Lessons from Burundi, Kenya, and Liberia

Resource Type: Report Authors: Lindsay Morgan Published: 8/1/2012 Resource Description: Can performance-based incentive (PBI) programs—programs that reward the delivery of outputs and outcomes with financial incentives—stimulate quality family planning (FP) service provision and enable women to access FP services? Or is incentivizing FP too riddled with risk, too liable to encourage providers to coerce patients or to cause […]

Verification in Performance-Based Incentive Schemes

Resource Type: Report Authors: Alex Ergo and Ligia Paina Published: 8/1/2012 Resource Description: Verification in Performance-based Incentive (PBI) schemes aims to ensure that reported data accurately reflects actual performance, both by detecting and correcting misreporting, and by identifying and deterring fraud. In doing so, PBI verification guarantees the credibility of the scheme so that the different stakeholders trust […]

Building Sustainability into HIV/ AIDS Programs

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Deborah Dangay, Itamar Katz, Wendy Wong, and Megan Meline Published: 6/1/2012 Resource Description: Sustainability analysis is becoming a requirement in today’s resource-constrained environment. This brief highlights the realities of the HIV/AIDS funding climate and shows how Health Systems 20/20’s HIV/AIDS Program Sustainability Analysis Tool (HAPSAT) can provide the necessary analysis to aid policymakers in […]

Kenya NHA 2009/10 General Brochure

Resource Type: Flier Authors: Health Systems 20/20 Published: 1/4/2012 Resource Description: Health is essential to the socio-economic agenda of the Economic Recovery Strategy of the Government of Kenya as well as to the social pillar of the Vision 2030. Findings from the NHA 2009/10 will shape the national health financing framework and inform the National Health Strengthening Strategic […]

Kenya NHA 2009/10 – Reproductive Health Subaccount Brochure

Resource Type: Flier Authors: Health Systems 20/20 Published: 1/4/2012 Resource Description: Although substantial progress has been made, maternal mortality in Kenya remains unacceptably high (488/100,000). While family planning knowledge is almost universal among women of reproductive age, contraceptive prevalence rate for modern methods is still low, at 46%. Nationally, the proportion of children born at home has not […]

Kenya National Health Accounts 2009/10

Resource Type: Report Authors: Ministry of Medical Services Kenya, Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation Kenya, and Health Systems 20/20 Published: 4/1/2011 Resource Description: NHA is comprised of a standard set of tables that presents various aspects of a nation’s health expenditures. It encompasses total health spending in a country including public, private, and donor expenditures. NHA carefully […]

Report of the Technical Working Group on Sustainability for HIV/AIDS, Kenya

Resource Type: Report Authors: Health Systems 20/20, Government of Kenya Published: 8/1/2010 Resource Description: This report summarizes financial and human resource estimates and provides specific recommendations for putting Kenya’s HIV/AIDS program on more sustainable footing. Operational details for implementing decentralization of treatment and care services are discussed, along with the evidence and recommendations for implementing guideline changes in ART and PMTCT. […]

Kenya Health Systems Assessment 2010

Resource Type: Report Authors: Marc Luoma, Julie Doherty, Stephen Muchiri, Tiberius Barasa, Kate Hofler, Lisa Maniscalco, Charles Ouma, Rosalind Kirika, and Josephine Maundu Published: 8/1/2010 Resource Description: Continuing to strengthen Kenya’s health system requires a thorough understanding of its unique strengths and weaknesses. The ministries of health used the HSA process to evaluate the state of the health system at […]

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