Resource Type: Presentation Authors: Health Finance & Governance Project Published: August 2018 Resource Description: The earthquake of 2010, and cholera epidemic soon after, strained Haiti’s already fragile health system. These crises sharpened the need for improved management and financing for health. Haiti’s Ministry of Public Health and Population (Ministère de la Santé Publique et de […]
This report presents the findings and policy implications of Barbados’ first Health Accounts estimation, conducted for the year April 2012 to March 2013. It captures spending from all sources: the government, non-governmental organizations, external donors, private employers, private insurance companies and households.
Worldwide, health systems are being asked to do more with less. In many countries, donor funds have stagnated or are declining. This sharp decline could have broad implications for the health sector— particularly those that rely heavily on donor resources. New and emerging threats, such as Zika and Ebola, are also testing weak and fragile […]
Resource Type: Presentation Authors: Karishmah Bhuwanee, Heather Cogswell, Tesfaye Ashagari Published: June 29, 2016 Resource Description: On June 29, 2016, the HFG project hosted a webinar on the topic of resource tracking, featuring technical experts Karishmah Bhuwanee, Heather Cogswell, and Tesfaye Ashagari. Countries must have a firm grasp on their health financing landscape in order to ensure sufficient and effective […]
Worldwide, health systems are being asked to do more with less. In many countries, donor funds have stagnated or are declining. Policymakers can influence public and private health spending to improve efficiency, quality, equity, and expand access to life-saving health services. To succeed, however, governments need evidence around their health financing landscape. More and more, […]
The latest edition of the Bangladesh National Health Accounts (BNHA), also termed as the fourth round of BNHA, tracks the total health expenditure in Bangladesh between the fiscal years 1997 to 2012. It cross-stratified and categorized healthcare expenditures by financing, provision and consumption on an annual basis. For production of BNHA, System of Health Accounts […]
Resource Type: Success Story Authors: Health Finance & Governance Project Published: 9/1/2015 Resource Description: Faced with a double burden of disease, Burundi’s government is grappling with how to address growing demand for health care. At the same time, the government is working to balance financial constraints, rising costs, and limited resources. Policymakers need access to the reliable data […]
This brief presents preliminary findings of a secondary analysis of Bangladesh National Health Accounts (BNHA) IV focused on tracking urban health expenditures. This analysis is important given the rapid urbanization in Bangladesh, with 23% of the population currently living in urban areas.
(This is the Burundi National Health Accounts report brief in French.) La démarche d’élaboration des Comptes de la Santé (CS) trouve toute son importance non seulement dans le besoin d’informations financières fiables pour la prise de décision dans le secteur de la santé, mais aussi et surtout dans la nécessité de cerner l’ensemble des mécanismes […]
(This is the Burundi National Health Accounts in French.) La démarche d’élaboration des Comptes de la Santé (CS) trouve toute son importance non seulement dans le besoin d’informations financières fiables pour la prise de décision dans le secteur de la santé, mais aussi et surtout dans la nécessité de cerner l’ensemble des mécanismes de financement […]