USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) and the Joint Learning Network hosted an hour-long webinar on Wednesday, May 3rd, on engaging non-state actors in governing quality of care. The webinar presented in-country examples of private sector contributions in governing health quality — providing technical inputs on policy development, monitoring health service delivery, and promoting accountability […]
A pilot study was conducted in 2001 to explore the feasibility of implementing a public health insurance for those not covered by social security. In 2004, Mexico scaled-up this complementary tax-based public health insurance scheme, System of Social Protection in Health (SSPH), after a law was approved by Congress in 2003.
Improving the quality of patient-centered health services is at the heart of delivering on the promise of universal health coverage (UHC) and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The WHO’s Framework on integrated people-centered health services frames five strategies to achieve quality people-centered care, including creating an enabling environment that strives for quality improvement and […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: Ricardo Bitran, and Alejandra Burgos Published: 9/1/2012 Resource Description: Alcanzar la cobertura universal en salud (CUS) es una aspiración social fundamental de la mayoría de los países en desarrollo, pero esta plantea grandes desafíos en materia de políticas públicas. Este es el tema que aborda la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS), en su […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: Lindsay Morgan Published: 8/1/2012 Resource Description: This guide aims to help policymakers and program managers assess whether engaging communities makes sense in the context of the performance-based incentive (PBI) programs they support; determine what is the best approach or mechanism for such engagement; and how to mitigate the risks. PBI, as with bottom-up social […]