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.
Resource Type: Brief Authors: Heather Cogswell and Tesfaye Dereje Published: 1/31/2015 Resource Description: As a country’s economy and population grows, so will its spending on health. Policymakers can affect public and private health spending to improve efficiency, quality, equity, and ultimately save lives. To succeed, however, governments should have the evidence around the health financing landscape. Health Accounts […]
Health resource tracking is a vital component of health systems strengthening because it gives stakeholders valuable information about patterns in the financing, provision, and consumption of health care resources. The System of Health Accounts (SHA) is an internationally standardized framework that systematically tracks the flow of expenditures in a health system. The SHA is critical […]
Resource Type: Brief Authors: Heather Cogswell, Catherine Connor, Tesfaye Dereje, Avril Kaplan, and Sharon Nakhimovsky Published: 09/2013 Resource Description: Health resource tracking is the process of measuring health spending and the flow of financial resources among health sector actors. Health resource tracking is a vital component of health systems strengthening as it provides stakeholders with […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: Government of Namibia, Health Systems 20/20, World Health Organization, and United Nations AIDS Published: 12/1/2010 Resource Description: This report presents findings from the health resource tracking activity undertaken by the Ministry of Health and Social Services, with support from several development partners, including the World Health Organization, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS, […]