Tag Archives: TB

South Africa HIV and TB Expenditure Review (2014/15 – 2016/17)

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 […]

Integrating Financing of Vertical Health Programs: Lessons from Kyrgyzstan and the Philippines

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 […]

Spending Wisely for Improved TB Outcomes: Lessons in Strategic Purchasing for TB in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Dasha Migunov, Sara Feinstein, Sevim Ahmedov, Olga Zues and Alexandr Katsaga Published: September 2018 Resource Description: The report’s objectives are to: Explain the importance of strategic purchasing for improving TB services in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region, specifically through the examples presented at the May 2018 Spending Money Wisely for Improved […]

Cost of HIV and Tuberculosis Services at Health Facilities in Cambodia

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. […]

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On World TB Day, Focusing on Health Financing to End Tuberculosis

In the effort to end Tuberculosis—one of the leading causes of death from infectious disease worldwide—overall health system improvements are crucial. Despite substantial funding for TB prevention and treatment by donors and governments over the last decade, the worldwide incidence of TB remains high. In 2015 TB killed more than 1.8 million people, according to the World […]

HFG Rapid Assessment of TB Payment and PFM Systems in the Philippines: Lessons Learned and Policy Implications

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

HFG Rapid Assessment of TB Payment and PFM Systems in Cambodia: Lessons Learned and Policy Implications

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.

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