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The Funding Gap in the Dominican Republic’s National HIV and AIDS Response

Resource Type: Report Author: Claudia Valdez, Jonathan Cali, and Carlos Avila Published: May 2017 Resource Description: The 2014 National Strategic Plan (NSP) for the National Response to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) runs from 2015 to 2018. The NSP is organized around four strategic areas and 46 subcategories. A National AIDS Spending Assessment (NASA) […]

Oportunidades para mejorar las eficiencias de los programas contra el VIH y SIDA en la República Dominicana

Resource Type: Publicación Authors: Sharon Nakhimovsky, Jonathan Cali, Claudia Valdez y Carlos Avila Published: Marzo 2017 Resource Description: Este documento resume algunos de los hallazgos de la evaluación realizada por el Proyecto de Financiamiento y Gobernanza en Salud (HFG) de la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID), de las mayores fuentes de […]

Opportunities for Improving Efficiency of HIV and AIDS Spending in the Dominican Republic

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Sharon Nakhimovsky, Jonathan Cali, Claudia Valdez and Carlos Avila Published: July 2017 Resource Description: This brief summarizes the findings of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Health Finance and Governance project (HFG) in assessing the major sources of inefficiency in the DR’s HIV programs, and how to address them. The […]

Setting Health Financing Priorities in Botswana using Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making

Resource Type: Presentation Authors: Jonathan Cali Published: 7/10/2017 Resource Description: Jonathan Cali presented at the International Health Economics Association Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. This presentation shared HFG’s experiences of assisting the Government of Botswana to develop a health financing strategy for achieving universal health coverage.

Health Financing in Botswana: A Landscape Analysis

The government of Botswana is committed to achieving universal health coverage and assuming a higher share of HIV/AIDS and other health spending, even though long-term economic growth prospects are less optimistic than in the past. To guide its path, the government is developing a health financing strategy that will increase efficiency, ensure financial sustainability, and […]

Brechas financieras en la respuesta nacional al VIH y SIDA

Resource Type: Publicación Authors: Claudia Valdez, Jonathan Cali y Carlos Avila Published: May 2017 Resource Description: El Plan Estratégico Nacional (PEN) para la Respuesta Nacional al VIH y el SIDA fue elaborado en 2014 con un horizonte temporal 2015-2018. El PEN se organiza alrededor de cuatro Ejes Estratégicos y 46 subcategorías. La Medición del Gasto […]

Improving Efficiency to Achieve Health System Goals in Botswana: Background Paper for Botswana’s Health Care Financing Strategy

Health outcomes have improved in Botswana over the last few decades. These successes have come at the same time as overall macroeconomic growth, with annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth averaging around 6 percent between 2010 and 2015 (IMF 2015), and Human Development Index ranking above the regional average. These improvements originate in a strong […]

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Outsourcing Cleaning Services at Mahalapye Hospital, Botswana – Journal Article

Resource Type: Journal Article Authors: Jonathan Cali, Heather A. Cogswell, Mompati Buzwani, Elizabeth Ohadi, Carlos Avila Published: December 2015 Resource Description: As published in the Journal of Hospital Administration 2016, Vol. 5, No. 1. As part of its national privatization strategy to diversify the economy, Botswana has started outsourcing nonclinical services at seven public hospitals. Hospital managers are signing contracts […]

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Outsourcing Cleaning Services at Mahalapye Hospital, Botswana

The Government of Botswana (GoB) is currently implementing a long-term strategy to diversify the economy, create opportunities for growth in the private sector, and increase the efficiency of the public sector. Outsourcing service delivery is one of four main approaches to privatisation outlined in the GoB’s policies, and the Ministry of Health (MoH) has been […]

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