USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) and the Joint Learning Network hosted an hour-long webinar on Wednesday, May 3rd, on engaging non-state actors in governing quality of care. The webinar presented in-country examples of private sector contributions in governing health quality — providing technical inputs on policy development, monitoring health service delivery, and promoting accountability […]
The theme for World Malaria Day 2017 is “End Malaria for Good.” Achieving this goal has never been closer: according to the World Health Organization, in the past six years alone, there has been a 29 percent reduction in malaria mortality rates and a 21 percent drop in incidence rates worldwide. Eliminating malaria will require […]
Adapted from the USAID Global Health blog post: “Thailand’s Prince Mahidol Award Conference Highlights Health of Vulnerable Populations” This week, more than 900 of the world’s top public health experts and advocates are gathered in Bangkok for the annual Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC). The award was established in 1992 to honor the 100th birthday […]
Dr. Pablos-Mendez, Assistant Administrator, Bureau of Global Health, recently launched USAID’s Health Systems Benchmarking Tool (HSBT) at an event in Crystal City. The HSBT compares low-, middle-, and upper middle-income countries on health system functions, outcomes and impact indicators.
Resource Type: Report Authors: Joseph Naimoli and Sweta Saxena Published: April 2016 Resource Description: The “Impact of Health Systems Strengthening on Health Systems Performance and Outcomes-Marshalling the Evidence: A Status Report” is a USAID Office of Health Systems publication. HFG contributed to key pieces of the evidence, which are described in this summary document. Evidence is scarce, scattered, and […]
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 […]
On Friday, March 4th, HFG joined global health partners at USAID’s fifteenth annual Global Health Mini-University (Mini-U) – a day-long learning forum for Global Health professionals and students, offering a variety of innovative sessions highlighting evidence-based best practices and state-of-the-art information. This year the HFG project had four sessions including two that were livestreamed. Learn more about the sessions […]