Tag Archives: Finance

Dominica Health Systems and Private Sector Assessment

Resource Type: Report Authors: Sara Sulzbach, Kylie Ingerson, Michael Rodriguez, Taylor Williamson, Michael Hainsworth, Alan Fairbank, Shirley Augustine, and James White Published: 3/1/2012 Resource Description: Dominica is one of 12 Caribbean countries joining efforts with the United States Government to sustain its HIV response, as exemplified by the United States-Caribbean Regional HIV and AIDS Partnership Framework 2010–2014 […]

Health Extension Program: An Innovative Solution to Public Health Challenges of Ethiopia – A Case Study

Resource Type: Case Study Authors: Nejmudin Bilal Published: 3/1/2012 Resource Description: The Health Extension Program is a flagship of the Ethiopian Health Sector Development Program: an innovative intervention marked by institutionalization of primary health care, government leadership, and the alignment and substantial support of development partners. Most importantly, the program is the main vehicle for achieving the Ethiopia’s […]

Health Care Financing Reform in Ethiopia: Improving Quality and Equity

Resource Type: Case Study Authors: Hailu Zelelew Published: 3/1/2012 Resource Description: Ethiopia endorsed a health care financing strategy in 1998 that envisioned a wide range of reform initiatives. The implementation of these reform initiatives was legalized through regional legislations and operationalized in line with prototype implementation frameworks that were modified and aligned within specific regional contexts. The strategy […]

Financing Liberia’s Health Care

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Avril Ogrodnick, Tesfaye Dereje, and Megan Meline Published: 2/6/2012 Resource Description: After signing the 2003 peace accord, Liberia’s government engaged with international partners to rehabilitate the health system. Between 2006 and 2010, the country’s infant and under-five mortality rates declined steadily. By 2010, the total number of new or reconstructed health facilities had increased to 550. Preventable conditions […]

A Review of Public Expenditure Management in Nigeria: Cross River State Report

Resource Type: Report Authors: Marianne El-Khoury, Elizabeth Ohadi, Chinyere Omeogu, and Oluwaseun Adeleke Published: 2/1/2012 Resource Description: The USAID-funded Health Systems 20/20 project conducted a Public Expenditure Management Review (PEMR) for the health sector in three Nigerian states: Sokoto, Cross River, and Nasarawa. The PEMR examines the flow of funds across government levels down to the service providers […]

Saint Lucia Health Systems and Private Sector Assessment 2011

Resource Type: Report Authors: Michael Rodriguez, Barbara O’Hanlon, Abigail Vogus, Rich Feeley, Carol Narcisse, and Jodi Charles Published: 1/1/2012 Resource Description: As a part of the United States-Caribbean Regional HIV and AIDS Partnership Framework 2010-2014, USAID/Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean (USAID/EC) asked the Health Systems 20/20 and the Strengthening Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) projects to […]

Eight Strategies that Strengthen Health Systems Worldwide

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Health Systems 20/20 Published: 11/1/2011 Resource Description: Countries need strong, resilient health systems that are able to provide high-quality health services to their citizens, especially the most vulnerable. Health Systems 20/20 collaborates with our counterparts to develop lasting solutions to strengthen their health systems. For the countries where we work, USAID, and the global […]

Egypt Household Health Expenditure and Utilization Survey 2010

Resource Type: Report Authors: Nadwa Rafeh, Julie Williams, and Nagwan Hassan Published: 11/1/2011 Resource Description: This report summarizes the results from the Egypt Household Health Services Expenditure and Utilization Survey 2009/2010, which looks at health care use, out-of-pocket expenditures on health, health insurance coverage, and sources of health care for the Egyptian population. This survey was conducted for the Ministry […]

Liberia’s Second-Round National Health Accounts: Part I: Institutional Health Spending 2009/10

Resource Type: Report Authors: Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Liberia and Health Systems 20/20 Project Published: 11/1/2011 Resource Description: National Health Accounts (NHA) exercise is an internationally recognized methodology used to track total expenditures in a health system for a specified period of time. Liberia performed the NHA in financial year (FY) 2009/2010—the second time the […]

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