A new data analytics toolkit, released by the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN), is aiming to arm the countries with meaningful monitoring of health provider payment systems, even when the data availability is not perfect.
While there is growing consensus within the global health community on the importance of health systems strengthening (HSS) to improving service delivery and health outcomes, evidence linking HSS interventions to such outcomes is only beginning to emerge.
In many countries, Ministries of Health (MOHs) and Ministries of Finance (MOFs) determine which health services are delivered, when, where, and for whom. While MOHs are responsible for setting national health policy and managing the day-to-day delivery of public health services, they are dependent upon MOFs for establishing funding levels and releasing the necessary funds to finance MOH operations. Designed for health sector […]
The Government of India has prioritized 184 of the 640 districts in the country for focused maternal and child health interventions under an integrated program called the Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) initiative. A
Resource Type: Tool Authors: Health Systems 20/20 Published: 9/1/2012 Resource Description: In order to design effective strategies for creating a strong health system, countries first must have access to critical information on the strengths and limitations of their system. An effective assessment tool must be flexible and participatory in order to respond to the context specific […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: República de Moçambique Ministério da Saúde Published: 9/1/2012 Resource Description: O relatório de Revisão do Sector de Saúde (RSS) de Moçambique enquadra-se numa série de iniciativas em curso que visam contribuir para a elaboração do novo Plano Estratégico do Sector Saúde (PESS). O relatório tem três objectivos específicos: (1) Avaliar a implementação e o conteúdo do […]
The Egyptian Health Sector Reform Program introduced the Family Health Model in 1999 to strengthen the existing primary health care service delivery system. The FHM revised the basic package of integrated services in the PHC facilities,
The Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP) has undertaken a series of steps to transform and strengthen the financing and delivery of health care services in Egypt. Some of these changes include moving from vertical programs to an integrated Family Health Model (FHM), changing the manner in which services are contracted and paid for, and […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: Laurel Hatt, Abigail Vogus, Barbara O’Hanlon, Kathy Banke, Taylor Williamson, Michael Hainsworth, and Shirley Augustine Published: 4/1/2012 Resource Description: “St. Kitts and Nevis is one of 12 Caribbean countries joining efforts with the United States Government in the United States-Caribbean Regional HIV and AIDS Partnership Framework 2010–2014. The United States Agency for International Development […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: Uganda Ministry of Health, Health Systems 20/20, and Makerere University School of Public Health Published: 4/1/2012 Resource Description: This Health System Assessment is a snapshot of the health system of Uganda in 2011. It is based on a methodology that has been applied in more than 25 countries, and was adapted to […]