Resource Type: Expenditure Review Authors: Guthrie T, Chaitkin M, Khoza N, Zulu N, Madisha V, Ndlovu N, Shezi S, Karume J, Motsoeneng P, Simelane S, Meyer-Rath G, Masuku S, Jamieson L, and Ghai K. Published: August 2018 Resource Description: The South African Government (SAG) and its development partners have mounted a formidable response to the world’s largest HIV epidemic […]
Resource Type: Publication Authors: Health Finance and Governance Project Published: September 2018 Resource Description: For better or worse, many low- and middle- income countries inherited vertical programs in which programming, financing, governance, and service delivery are all organized around an individual disease. Governments must now decide whether a new government-managed financing scheme such as national or social health […]
Resource Type: Report Author: Benjamin Johns and Kouland Thin Published: November 2017 Resource Description: This report summarizes the cost of providing HIV/AIDS and TB services at health facilities in Cambodia. It presents a detailed and comprehensive approach to assessing the costs of these services, although it has some limitations, which are discussed in detail in the main report. […]
In the Philippines, there are roughly 290,000 new TB cases per year (WHO, 2016). Meanwhile, donor funding for TB has declined, health care costs are rising, and out-of-pocket spending accounts for roughly two-thirds of national TB expenditures. The Philippines needs to identify mechanisms to improve the efficiency of TB spending
Despite substantial funding for tuberculosis (TB) prevention and treatment over the last 10 years, both by donors and governments, the worldwide incidence of TB remains troubling. Across lower- and middle-income countries, access to TB services is limited, and the quality of TB services is often substandard.
World TB Day—March 24th—is observed around the world each year as an occasion to build public awareness and mobilize political and social commitment for further progress towards eliminating the highly contagious, curable disease. With 9 million new cases and nearly 1.5 million deaths per year (most in developing countries), TB is one of the world’s […]
To tackle its substantial HIV and tuberculosis (TB) burdens, South Africa continues to rapidly scale up its response to both diseases. Over the past decade, the government of South Africa (GoSA) dramatically increased its financing for HIV and TB programs. By the end of 2015, more than 3 million South Africans were taking life-sustaining antiretroviral drugs (ART) […]
Resource Type: Success Story Authors: Health Finance & Governance Project Published: 12/1/2015 Resource Description: To tackle its substantial HIV and tuberculosis (TB) burdens, South Africa continues to rapidly scale up its response to both diseases. Over the past decade, the government of South Africa (GoSA) dramatically increased its financing for HIV and TB programs. Rapid scale-up requires […]
Resource Type: Case Studies Authors: Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Published: 10/31/2015 Resource Description: This case study is one of 14 case studies profiled in the Mobile Money for Health Case Study Compendium. The Indus Hospital, a non-profit, private charity hospital situated in Karachi, Pakistan, provides free tertiary-level care to patients within a catchment population of 2.6 million. […]
Poster presented at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)’s Fifth ISPOR Latin America Conference, “Increasing Access to Health Care in Latin America: Making Better Decisions for Greater Equity,” held September 6-9, 2015 in Santiago, Chile.