Tag Archives: Technical Briefing

Presentation: Human Development Challenges in Southern Africa – What is the Bank doing?

USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project and Abt Associates hosted a briefing on Wednesday, April 26th, featuring the World Bank’s Paolo Belli, Program Leader for Human Development in the Southern Africa Country Management Unit. Dr. Belli presented on the main challenges in human development in the Southern Africa subregion, specifically: poverty, inequality, youth unemployment, […]

Presentation: Expanding Health Coverage for Informal Workers in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) hosted an hour-long webinar on Wednesday, April 5th, on expanding health coverage to informal workers. The webinar presented recent work on efforts to expand health coverage for informal workers in LMICs. In the webinar, panelists from HFG, the International Labor Organization, and Oxfam, presented their work with LMIC stakeholders […]

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Webinar | Human Development Challenges in Southern Africa – What is the World Bank doing?

USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project and Abt Associates hosted a briefing on Wednesday, April 26th, featuring the World Bank’s Paolo Belli, Program Leader for Human Development in the Southern Africa Country Management Unit. Dr. Belli presented on the main challenges in human development in the Southern Africa subregion, specifically: poverty, inequality, youth unemployment, […]

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Webinar | Expanding Health Coverage for Informal Workers in LMICs

USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project hosted an hour-long webinar on Wednesday, April 5th, on expanding health coverage to informal workers. The webinar presented recent work on efforts to expand health coverage for informal workers in LMICs. In the webinar, the International Labor Organization’s Dr. Xenia Scheil-Adlung (Senior Health Policy Coordinator, Social Protection Department), Oxfam’s […]

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Webinar | Power, Politics, Resilience: Health Reforms in El Salvador and Guatemala

There is growing recognition that policy reform for resilient health systems and universal health coverage requires more than sound technical solutions. The policy process is equally important in determining the success of any health reform initiative. On Thursday, January 19th, 2017, the HFG Project presented an independent comparative policy analysis exploring the post-conflict health reforms of […]

The Joint Learning Network in Action: Spotlight on Ghana

Resource Type: Presentation Authors: Amanda Folsom, Nathaniel Otoo, Dr. Lydia Dsane-Selby, Chris Lovelace Published: September 22, 2016 Resource Description: More and more countries are implementing complex health systems reforms to achieve universal health coverage. The Joint Learning Network (JLN) is a country-driven network of practitioners and policymakers who together develop knowledge products to bridge the gap between theory and […]

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Webinar | The Joint Learning Network in Action: Spotlight on Ghana

More and more countries are implementing complex health systems reforms to achieve universal health coverage. The Joint Learning Network (JLN) is a country-driven network of practitioners and policymakers who together develop knowledge products to bridge the gap between theory and practice, with the goal of extending health care coverage to more than 3 billion people.

How Can Health Accounts Inform Health Sector Investments? Lessons from Country Applications

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 […]

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Webinar | How Can Health Accounts Findings Guide Health Sector Investments?

On Wednesday, 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 use of resources. Health Accounts—an internationally standardized methodology that allows […]

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Technical Briefing: Can Tax Reform Aid in Mobilizing Additional Resources for Health?

On Tuesday, March 29th, USAID’s Office of Health Systems (OHS) and the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project held an hour-long technical briefing session on a new study, Tax Reform and Resource Mobilization for Health. The study examines whether improvements in tax revenue performance due to tax administration reform actually result in more government funds for the health sector, and […]

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